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Elephant's-head Lousewort - Pedicularis groenlandica


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4

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

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General Description
Stems 10–70 cm, clustered on the caudex. Leaves basal and cauline, 3–15 cm long; blades deeply pinnately lobed into lanceolate, serrate segments 2–10 cm long. Inflorescence densely flowered, 3–15 cm long; bracts small, linear-lobed, glabrous. Flowers: calyx 4–6 mm long, 5-lobed, the lobes subequal, deltoid, 0.5–2 mm long, prominently veined; corolla burgundy or magenta, 9–15 mm long; galea 4–13 mm long, tubular, curved upward. Capsule 6–9 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
BC to NL south to CA and NM (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 100

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Habitat
Wet meadows, fens, often along streams; montane to lower alpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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