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Low Groundsmoke - Gayophytum humile

Native Species

Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNR
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General Description
Stems erect, 5–10 cm, with erect branches. Herbage glabrous. Leaves erect, 1–2 cm long. Petals ca. 1 mm long. Capsule subsessile, erect, 6–10 mm long, flattened; seeds 24 to 50, glabrous, oblique and side-by-side between locules (Lesica et al. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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

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

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Habitat
Stony soil of forest openings; montane, lower 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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