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Plantain Goldenweed - Pyrrocoma uniflora
Other Names:  Haplopappus uniflorus

Native Species

Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S3S4
C-value: 6


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General Description
Stems ascending, 5–30 cm, sparsely villous to tomentose. Leaf blades linear-oblanceolate to lanceolate, entire to serrate, 3–15 cm long, sparsely tomentose, sessile on the stem. Heads mostly solitary, radiate; involucre hemispheric, 7–10 mm high; phyllaries in 2 series, subequal, lanceolate, green, villous. Rays 18 to 50; ligules 6–10 mm long. Disk corollas 5–7 mm long. Achenes 2–4 mm long, sericeous (Lesica et al. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Our plants are variety uniflora.

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
NT south to CA, NV, UT and CO (Lesica et al. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Observations in Montana Natural Heritage Program Database
Number of Observations: 35

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Habitat
Moist to wet, usually calcareous meadows, turf; valleys to alpine (Lesica et al. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

References
  • Literature Cited AboveLegend:   View Online Publication
    • Lesica, P., M.T. Lavin, and P.F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.
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    • Cronquist, A., A.H. Holmgren, N.H. Holmgren, J.L. Reveal, and P.K. Holmgren. 1994. Intermountain Flora: Vascular Plants of the Intermountain West. Asterales. U.S.A., Volume 5. Published for The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, New York.
    • Culver, D.R. 1994. Floristic analysis of the Centennial Region, Montana. M.Sc. Thesis. Montana State University, Bozeman. 199 pp.
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