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Kotzebue's Grass-of-Parnassus - Parnassia kotzebuei


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S3S4
* (see State Rank Reason below)

Agency Status
USFWS:
USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 9

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State Rank Reason (see State Rank above)
Numerous collections at MONTU from Glacier, Park, Gallatin, Madison, Teton, Granite, Ravalli Counties.

This plant's high elevation habitat is probably currently secure. Possibly threatened by climate change. Its status should be periodically reviewed.
 
General Description
Stems 1 to several, bractless, 1–12 cm. Leaf blades ovate, 6–20 mm long, truncate or cuneate at the base. Flowers: calyx lobes 4–8 mm long, 3-veined; petals ovate, barely longer than the setals; staminodia fan-shaped with terminal, capitate lobes. Capsule 5–8 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
AK to Greenland south to WA, NV, CO; Asia (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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Kotzebue's Grass-of-Parnassus — Parnassia kotzebuei.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from