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Little-leaf Miner's-lettuce - Montia parvifolia
Other Names:  Claytonia parvifolia


Global Rank: G4G5
State Rank: SNR

Agency Status
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MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 5

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General Description
Perennial, often mat-forming from a branched caudex. Stems erect to prostrate, 4–25 cm, producing bulblets instead of or in addition to the flowers. Leaves: basal leaves petiolate; the blade spatulate to oblanceolate, 5–25 mm long; stem leaves smaller, sessile, alternate, lanceolate. Flowers: petals pinkish, 5–12 mm long; sepals 2–3 mm long, unequal (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Unknown/Undetermined
 


Range Comments
AK to AB south to CA, and UT (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 1

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Habitat
Wet, shallow soil along streams and on rock outcrops, talus slopes; valleys to subalpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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