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White Plectritis - Plectritis macrocera


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S3S4

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General Description
Annual herbs to 60 cm tall, often glandular-hairy above. Leaves short-petiolate becoming sessile above; leaf blades 1-6 cm long, 4-25(-40) mm wide, obovate to oblong or linear. Flowers in capitate or interrupted spicate clusters. Calyx obsolete; corolla bilabiate, 2-5 mm long, 5-lobed, funnelform, spurred at base; stamens 3; stigma usually bilobed. Achene 2-3 mm long, yellowish with broad wings, glabrous or puberulent (adapted from: Welsh et al. 1993, A Utah Flora, 2nd ed.).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
BC to MT south to CA, NV and UT (Kartesz in prep. 2012).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 9

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Habitat
Sagebrush to coniferous communities.

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