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Salad Burnet - Sanguisorba minor

Exotic Species (not native to Montana)

Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNA

Agency Status
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BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 1

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General Description
Perennial from a simple or branched caudex. Stems erect or ascending, glabrate, simple or branched above, 25–40 cm. Leaflets 11 to 21, elliptic, glabrate, dentate, 5–12 mm long. Flowers unisexual or perfect; sepals ovate, 4–5 mm long, green with reddish margins; stamens ca. 12; pistils 2. Fruit pear-shaped, 3–5 mm long, wrinkled between ridges (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Range Comments
Introduced to much of U.S.; native to Eurasia (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Habitat

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