Clammy Hedge-hyssop - Gratiola neglecta
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Gratiola neglecta is widely distributed across Montana, appearing uncommon, but likely overlooked either because of its small stature or because it senesces quickly.
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)
BC to QC south to CA, AZ, TX, MS and GA (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).
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- Lesica, P., M. T. Lavin, and P. F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.