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Sweet-flower Rock-jasmine - Androsace chamaejasme
Other Names:  Androsace lehmanniana

Native Species

Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S3S4

Agency Status
USFWS:
USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 7

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General Description
Perennial forming loose cushions from a branched caudex. Scapes solitary, 2–10 cm. Leaves oblanceolate, 4–12 mm long, ciliate, sometimes sparsely hairy. Umbel few-flowered, congested, hemispheric, subtended by lanceolate bracts; pedicels 1–4 mm long. Flowers: corolla white with a yellow center, 4–8 mm across; calyx subhemispheric, ca. 3 mm long. Capsules ca. 2 mm across. Stony, calcareous soil of rock outcrops, fellfields, exposed slopes; subalpine, alpine, occasionally montane (Lesica et al. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
Circumpolar south to CO (Lesica et al. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Observations in Montana Natural Heritage Program Database
Number of Observations: 55

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Habitat
Stony, calcareous soil of rock outcrops, fellfields, exposed slopes; subalpine, alpine, occasionally montane (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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    • Meier, G.A. 1997. The colonization of Montana roadsides by native and exotic plants. M.Sc. Thesis. Bozeman, MT: Montana State University. 45 p.
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