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Yellow Mountain-avens - Dryas drummondii


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4

Agency Status
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USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 6

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General Description
Leaf blades elliptic, 15–35 mm long with crenate margins, sparsely tomentose above, white-lanate beneath. Scapes 5–20 cm. Flowers nodding; hypanthium villous within; calyx lobes ovate, 5–6 mm long; petals yellow, elliptic, 8–13 mm long, nearly erect. Achenes 3–4 mm long; style 15–25 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
AK to QC, south to OR and MT (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 7

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Habitat
Riparian gravel bars, moraine; montane, less commonly to alpine. More common on calcareous parent material (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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