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Clammy Hedge-hyssop - Gratiola neglecta


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4
* (see State Rank Reason below)

Agency Status
USFWS:
USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 8

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State Rank Reason (see State Rank above)
Gratiola neglecta is widely distributed across Montana, appearing uncommon, but likely overlooked either because of its small stature or because it senesces quickly.
 
General Description
Stems ascending to erect, 4–25 cm, fistulose below. Herbage glabrate to glandular-puberulent. Leaves lanceolate to oblanceolate, 1–3 cm long. Flowers: calyx 2–6 mm long, glandular, subtended by 2 sepal-like bracts; corolla 6–13 mm long, white to pale blue with a yellow tube. Capsule 4–6 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
BC to QC south to CA, AZ, TX, MS and GA (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 31

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Habitat
Drying mud along ponds, streams, rivers; plains, valleys (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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