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Pygmy-flower Rock-jasmine - Androsace septentrionalis


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S5
* (see State Rank Reason below)

Agency Status
USFWS:
USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 3

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State Rank Reason (see State Rank above)
Common throughout at least western and southcentral counties. Grows in disturbed as well as pristine sites and in a wide variety of habitats.
 
General Description
Glabrous to glandular-puberulent annual. Scapes several, 2–12 cm. Leaves lanceolate, 5–25 mm long, entire to dentate. Umbel several-flowered; pedicels 3–50 mm long, subtended by linear-lanceolate bracts. Flowers: corolla white, 1–3 mm across, exserted beyond the calyx; calyx 3–4 mm long, turbinate, keeled into the lobes. Capsules 2–3 mm across (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
Circumboreal south to CA, AZ and NM (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 26

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Habitat
Sparsely vegetated soil of grasslands, meadows, steppe, open forest, rocky slopes; plains, valleys to alpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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