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Fringed Loosestrife - Lysimachia ciliata

Native Species

Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNR

Agency Status
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MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 7

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General Description
Stems prostrate, rooting at the nodes. Leaves sessile below, short-petiolate above; the blades orbicular to elliptic, 1–3 cm long, glandular-punctate. Flowers solitary at leaf nodes; pedicels 1–5 cm long; calyx 6–9 mm long; corolla rotate, 2–3 cm across, the lobes obovate, glandular-ciliolate. Capsule 4–8 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Montana Range

Year-round
 


Range Comments
Introduced into eastern North America, sporadic in the west; native to Europe. Collected once in Sanders County (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Observations in Montana Natural Heritage Program Database
Number of Observations: 32

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References
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    • Lesica, P., M.T. Lavin, and P.F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.
    • Tuinstra, K. E. 1967. Vegetation of the floodplains and first terraces of Rock Creek near Red Lodge, Montana. Ph.D dissertation. Montana State University, Bozeman 110 pp.
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