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Eastern Mousetail - Myosurus minimus

Native Species

Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S3S4

Agency Status
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 4

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General Description
Flowers with sepals 1.5–3 mm long and inconspicuous scarious margins. Achenes 1–2 mm long with a beak less than or 0.5 mm long, in a cluster 5–25 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range

Range Comments
Much of North America, as well as Eurasia.

Observations in Montana Natural Heritage Program Database
Number of Observations: 10

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(Observations spanning multiple months or years are excluded from time charts)

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Citation for data on this website:
Eastern Mousetail — Myosurus minimus.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from