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Segmented Luetkea - Luetkea pectinata
Other Names:  Partridge Foot


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNR

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

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General Description
Evergreen subshrub forming loose mats. Stems mainly prostrate with erect shoots 6–16 cm, pubescent above. Leaves basal and cauline, petiolate, exstipulate; the blades 5–10 mm long, fan-shaped, twice ternately divided into oblong lobes, often black-punctate. Inflorescence a leafy-bracted raceme. Flowers perfect, perigynous, 5-merous; hypanthium obconic; sepals triangular, ca. 2 mm long; petals white, spatulate, 2–4 mm long; stamens ca. 20; styles 5. Fruit a follicle 2–3 mm long; seeds several; style <1 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


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

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 1

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Habitat
Often shallow soil of moist to wet, open forest, often where snow lies late; subalpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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