Water Pigmy-weed - Tillaea aquatica
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Collected in Sanders County. Status in the state unresolved.
Small glabrous annual. Stems prostrate to ascending, branched, 1–4 cm. Leaves all cauline, opposite, linear, terete, 3–6 mm long, united around the stem. Flowers solitary in leaf axils, 4-merous, calyx up to 1 mm long; petals white, 1–2 mm long. Follicles 1–1.5 mm long, erect, deep red; seeds 1 to few per follicle (Lesica et al. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX