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Cordilleran Valerian - Valeriana acutiloba

Status Under Review

Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNR

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

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General Description
Short-rhizomatous. Stems 10–50 cm, puberulent. Basal leaves long-petiolate; blades 2–8 cm long, ovate to obovate, entire, on separate shoots. Stem leaves smaller than the basal leaves; blades entire or with 1 or 2 pairs of oblanceolate lateral lobes <1 cm wide. Inflorescence hemispheric, 1–3 cm across, puberulent. Flowers perfect; corolla white, 4–7 mm long, lobes ca. half as long as the tube. Achenes lanceolate, 3–6 mm long, puberulent or glabrous (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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

Habitat

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Cordilleran Valerian — Valeriana acutiloba.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from