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Leafy Lousewort - Pedicularis racemosa


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4S5

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General Description
Stems 15–60 cm, clustered on the caudex. Leaves mainly cauline 2–8 cm long; blades narrowly lanceolate, serrate, not lobed. Inflorescence sparsely flowered, 3–7 cm long; bracts leaf-like. Flowers: calyx 4–8 mm long, 2-lobed, more deeply cleft adjacent to the lower lip, the lobes 1–3 mm long; corolla white, 12–15 mm long; galea 5–9 mm long with a long beak curved into a semicircle; lower lip wide, the 2 outer lobes much wider than the central one. Capsule 8–14 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Our plants are variety alba (Pennell) Cronquist

Species Range
Present
 


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

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 17

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