Bristly Mousetail - Myosurus apetalus var. montanus
See species description.
The following characters diagnose variety montanus: Sepals faintly 3-veined, scarious margins narrow; heads of achenes 11-26 mm; outer face of achene narrowly rhombic (Whittemore, 1997, Fl. North America, Vol. 3).
WA, AB, SK, and ND south to CA and NM (Kartesz 2009).
Wet meadows, vernal pools and sloughs, bogs, muddy shores of lakes and streams; 1500-2900 m (Whittemore 1997).
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- Lesica, P., M.T. Lavin, and P.F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.