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Mountain Tansymustard - Descurainia incana var. viscosa
Other Names:  Descurainia incisa ssp. incisa

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Native Species

Global Rank: G5T3T5
State Rank: SNR

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General Description
See description for the species.

Diagnostic Characteristics
Lesica (2012) indicates that variety viscosa can be distinguished by the others by the following combination of characters: pedicels of mature fruit spreading to widely ascending, stem and leaves with glandular pubescence.

Range Comments
Widespread from BC and AB to CA and TX (Kartesz 2009).

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.
  • Additional ReferencesLegend:   View Online Publication
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    • 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.
    • Riegert, P.W. 1948. The field biology of Camnula pellucida Scud. M.Sc. Thesis. Bozeman, MT: Montana State University. 69 p.
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