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Ascending Saxifrage - Saxifraga adscendens


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
Biennial or short-lived perennial from a simple caudex. Stems erect, 1–10 cm, often branched at the base, glandular. Leaves short-petiolate, basal and cauline, 3–10 mm long, oblong, often shallowly 3-lobed, glandular-hairy. Inflorescence glandular, cymose, of 4 to 12 flowers. Flowers: calyx purplish, cup-shaped with lobes 1–2 mm long; hypanthium 2–3 mm long; petals white, 2–4 mm long, obovate with a short claw; ovary inferior. Capsule 3–5 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


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

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 2

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Habitat
Vernally wet, gravelly, sparsely vegetated microsites in turf, rock outcrops; alpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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