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Dwarf Miner's-lettuce - Montia dichotoma

Native Species

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


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General Description
Annual. Stems ascending to erect, 2–7 cm. Leaves all cauline, linear, 5–20 mm long. Flowers: petals white, 1–3 mm long; sepals ca. 2 mm long, enlarging in fruit (Lesica et al. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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

Habitat
Vernally moist soil of old roads and margins of ponds, seeps in the valleys (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.
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