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Chamisso's Miner's-lettuce - Montia chamissoi

Native Species

Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNR
C-value: 4


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General Description
Rhizomatous perennial producing sparsely leafy, bulblet-bearing stolons. Stems erect, 5–20 cm. Leaves all cauline, opposite, the blades oblanceolate, 1–5 cm long. Flowers: sepals 2–3 mm long; petals white to pink, 5–7 mm long (Lesica et al. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Range Comments
Wet meadows, forested streambanks; valleys, montane (Lesica et al. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Observations in Montana Natural Heritage Program Database
Number of Observations: 4

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Habitat
AK south to CA, AZ, NM, disjunct in MN, IA, and PA (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.
    • Jones, W. W. 1901. Preliminary flora of Gallatin County. M.S. Thesis. Bozeman, MT: Montana State College. 78 pp.
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