Sticky-leaf Rabbitbrush -
Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus ssp. lanceolatus
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lanceolatus can be distinguished from the others by the following combination of characters: Stems greenish, hirtellous to puberulent; leaves green, 3- or 5-nerved, 2–6 mm wide, abaxial faces hirsute to hirtellous, adaxial usually glabrous (Urbatsch et al. 2003, Fl. North America, Vol. 20).
BC, WA and MT south to CA, AZ, NM; also Pennington County, SD (Kartesz 2009).
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Juniper and sagebrush savannas; 1200–2500 m (Urbatsch et al. 2003, Fl. North America, Vol. 20).
The following animal species have been reported as pollinators of this plant species or its genus where their geographic ranges overlap:
(Thorp et al. 1983, Koch et al. 2012, Williams et al. 2014).
Literature Cited Above
Legend: View Online Publication Koch, J., J. Strange, and P. Williams. 2012. Bumble bees of the western United States. Washington, DC: USDA Forest Service, Pollinator Partnership. 143 p. Thorp, R.W., D.S. Horning, and L.L. Dunning. 1983. Bumble bees and cuckoo bumble bees of California (Hymenoptera: Apidae). Bulletin of the California Insect Survey 23:1-79. Williams, P., R. Thorp, L. Richardson, and S. Colla. 2014. Bumble Bees of North America. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. 208 p. Additional References
Legend: View Online Publication Do you know of a citation we're missing? Culver, D.R. 1994. Floristic analysis of the Centennial Region, Montana. M.Sc. Thesis. Montana State University, Bozeman. 199 pp. Lesica, P., M.T. Lavin, and P.F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p. Lesica, P., M.T. Lavin, and P.F. Stickney. 2022. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants, Second Edition. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 779 p. Winkler, G.L. 1987. Montana Chrysothamnus. M.S. thesis. Montana State University, Bozeman 94 pp.