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Dwarf Hesperochiron - Hesperochiron pumilus

Native Species

Global Rank: G4
State Rank: SNR
C-value: 9


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General Description
Sometimes short-rhizomatous. Leaf blades hirsute on margins and upper surface, 1–4 cm long, lanceolate to oblanceolate; ca. as long as the petioles. Flowers: peduncles 1–5 cm long; calyx 5–9 mm long; corolla rotate, white with purple lines, 7–12 mm long; tube much shorter than the lobes (Lesica et al. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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

Habitat
Moist to wet, non-calcareous meadows; montane, subalpine (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.
  • Additional ReferencesLegend:   View Online Publication
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    • Culver, D.R. 1994. Floristic analysis of the Centennial Region, Montana. M.Sc. Thesis. Montana State University, Bozeman. 199 pp.
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