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Cusick's Speedwell - Veronica cusickii


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4

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

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General Description
Rhizomatous perennial. Stems ascending to erect, simple, 5–25 cm. Herbage sparsely villous on the stem. Leaves opposite, ovate to obovate, entire, 8–25 mm long, sessile. Inflorescence a terminal, glandular-villous raceme; pedicels 2–6 mm long. Flowers: calyx 2–5 mm long, the sepals unequal; corolla dark blue, 7–12 mm across; style 6–10 mm long. Capsule obovate, 4–6 mm long, glandular-pubescent, obviously notched (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
WA to MT south to CA, OR and ID (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
Moist to wet meadows, turf, often along streams; subalpine, alpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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