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Sweet-flower Rock-jasmine - Androsace chamaejasme
Other Names:  Androsace lehmanniana


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S3S4

Agency Status
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USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 7

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General Description
Perennial forming loose cushions from a branched caudex. Scapes solitary, 2–10 cm. Leaves oblanceolate, 4–12 mm long, ciliate, sometimes sparsely hairy. Umbel few-flowered, congested, hemispheric, subtended by lanceolate bracts; pedicels 1–4 mm long. Flowers: corolla white with a yellow center, 4–8 mm across; calyx subhemispheric, ca. 3 mm long. Capsules ca. 2 mm across. Stony, calcareous soil of rock outcrops, fellfields, exposed slopes; subalpine, alpine, occasionally montane (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
Circumpolar south to CO (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 39

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Habitat
Stony, calcareous soil of rock outcrops, fellfields, exposed slopes; subalpine, alpine, occasionally montane (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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