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Snow-on-the-mountain - Euphorbia marginata

Native Species

Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNR
C-value: 3


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General Description
Annual. Stems erect, 20–70 cm, unbranched below inflorescence. Herbage glabrous to sparsely villous. Leaves alternate, sessile, ovate to elliptic, 3–8 cm long, entire, acute, mucronate, whorled at the base of the umbel. Inflorescence a terminal, compound umbel with white-margined, leaf-like bracts. Cyathia 3–4 mm long, villous, with 4 white, reniforn glands. Capsule 4–6 mm long, pubescent (Lesica et al. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Range Comments
MT to MN south to NM and TX (Lesica et al. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Observations in Montana Natural Heritage Program Database
Number of Observations: 5

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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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