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Gray Stickseed - Hackelia cinerea

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Native Species

Global Rank: G4?
State Rank: S3S4
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General Description
Perennial from a simple or branched caudex. Stems ascending to erect, 15–70 cm. Herbage: stems strigose; leaves hirsute and hispid-ciliate. Leaves: basal oblong, 5–20 cm long; cauline lanceolate to elliptic. Flowers: calyx 2–4 mm long; corolla white, 3–4 mm long, 6–11 mm across the limb with yellow, pubescent fornices. Nutlet body 3–5 mm long; prickles united at the base and forming a curled-in margin; dorsal face with smaller prickles (Lesica et al. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
Eastern WA to western MT (Lesica et al. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Observations in Montana Natural Heritage Program Database
Number of Observations: 1

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Habitat
Vernally moist cliffs, talus slopes in grasslands, open forest; valleys, montane (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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