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Western Tansymustard - Descurainia pinnata var. intermedia

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Native Species

Global Rank: G5T5?
State Rank: SNR

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General Description
See species description.

Diagnostic Characteristics
Lesica (2012) distinguishes variety intermedia from others by the following combination of characters: stems not glandular; fruits 12 mm or less long; pedicels 6-13 mm long.

Species Range

Range Comments
The distribution is not easily determined given that some authors now include this variety within variety brachycarpa.

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

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  • 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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Western Tansymustard — Descurainia pinnata var. intermedia.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from