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Parry's Lousewort - Pedicularis parryi


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4

Agency Status
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USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 5

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General Description
Stems 5–25 cm, often clustered on the caudex. Leaves basal and cauline, 2–10 cm long; blades deeply pinnately lobed into serrate, lanceolate segments 2–5 mm long. Inflorescence villous, densely flowered, 1–10 cm long; bracts linear with 1 to 2 pairs of linear lobes. Flowers: calyx 7–11 mm long, 5-lobed, the lobes equal, 2–3 mm long; corolla purple, 13–22 mm long; galea 6–10 mm long with a short beak 1–2 mm long. Capsule 8–12 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Our plants are variety purpurea Parry

Species Range
Present
 


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

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 1

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Habitat
Grasslands, meadows, open forest, turf; upper montane to alpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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