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Bog Saxifrage - Micranthes oregana
Other Names:  Saxifraga oregana


Global Rank: G4G5
State Rank: S4

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

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General Description
Perennial from a horizontal rootstock. Stems usually solitary, scapose, erect, 15–70 cm, glandular-hairy. Leaves all basal, broadly short-petiolate; the blade sparsely pubescent, lanceolate to narrowly oblanceolate, 4–20 cm long, minutely dentate. Inflorescence glandular, paniculate, open or interruptedly congested. Flowers: calyx cup-shaped with lobes 1–2 mm long; hypanthium 1 mm or less long; petals white, ovate, 2–4 mm long; ovary 1/2 inferior at anthesis, becoming more superior at maturity. Capsule 2–4 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
WA to AB south to CA, NV, UT and CO (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 9

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Habitat
Wet meadows, fens, streambanks; montane, subalpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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