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Fern-leaved Lousewort - Pedicularis cystopteridifolia


Global Rank: G4
State Rank: S4

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General Description
Stems 10–40 cm, often solitary. Leaves basal and cauline, 5–12 cm long; blades deeply pinnately lobed into lobed and serrate, lanceolate to ovate segments 2–10 mm long. Inflorescence glandular-villous, densely flowered, 2–12 cm long; bracts obovate, long-acuminate, sometimes with a pair of short lobes. Flowers: calyx 7–11 mm long, 5-lobed, the lobes 3–5 mm long, the closest to the galea shorter; corolla purple, 16–25 mm long; galea 8–12 mm long with an inconspicuous beak. Capsule 8–13 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
Endemic to southwest MT and adjacent WY (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 4

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Habitat
Moist grasslands, meadows, sagebrush steppe, turf; montane to alpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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