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Prairie Burnet - Sanguisorba annua
Other Names:  Sanguisorba occidentalis


Global Rank: G4
State Rank: SNR

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General Description
Glabrous annual or biennial. Stems erect, often branched, 15–40 cm. Leaflets 7 to 15, oblanceolate, 6–14 mm long, deeply pinnately divided into linear lobes. Flowers perfect; sepals deltoid, 1–3 mm long, green with white or pink margins; stamens 2; pistil 1. Fruit ovoid, 2–3 mm long with unequal wings on the angles (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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

Habitat
Vernally moist, often compacted soil of grasslands, roadsides, wetlands; valleys (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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