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Diamondleaf Saxifrage - Micranthes rhomboidea
Other Names:  Saxifraga rhomboidea


Global Rank: G4G5
State Rank: S4

Agency Status
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USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 7

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General Description
Perennial from a simple rootstock. Stems usually solitary, scapose, erect, 3–25 cm, glandular-hairy. Leaves all basal, petiolate; the blade rhombic to ovate, 1–5 cm long with dentate margins, ciliate, glabrous above, tufted brown-hairy below. Inflorescence a glandular, congested cyme. Flowers: calyx cup-shaped with lobes 1–2 mm long; hypanthium 1–2 mm long; petals obovate, retuse, white, 2–4 mm long; ovary half inferior at anthesis, becoming more superior at maturity. Capsule 3–6 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


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

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 12

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Habitat
Moist soil of turf, meadows, grasslands, rock outcrops; subalpine, alpine, rarely montane (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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