Flora of Glacier National Park, Montana

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General Books LLC, 2009 - Literary Collections - 266 pages
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922 Excerpt: ...to Colo., Ont., and N. S. (R. limosus Nutt.)--Stems glabrous or hairy; leaves 1 to 2 cm. wide, deeply lobed, the lobes narrow; petals 4 to 5 mm. long; fruit heads globose, about 5 mm. long. The typical form is glabrous; the hairy form is R. limosus Nutt., but there seem to be no constant differences between the two. Both are found in the park. 3. Ranunculus oreganus (A. Gray) Howell. Wooded swamp below Lake McDermott. Wash. and Oreg. to Mont.--Stems stout, 20 to 50 cm. high; leaflets deeply lobed and toothed; petals 5 to 7 mm. long; achenes glabrous. 4. Ranunculus macounii Britton. Occasional at low and sometimes at middle altitudes, in wet woods or thickets or about pools on prairie. B. C. to N. Mex., Iowa, and Ont.--Stems 20 to 60 cm. long, erect or decumbent, branched; leaflets hairy, lobed and toothed, 3 to 8 cm. long; petals 5 to 7 mm. long; fruit heads globose. 5. Ranunculus bongardi Greene. Frequent at low and sometimes at middle altitudes, in moist woods or thickets. Alaska to Oreg. and Colo.--Stems erect, 30 to 60 cm. high; lower leaves 3 to 10 cm. wide, deeply lobed and toothed; petals slightly longer than the sepals; achenes flattened, sometimes hairy when young. 6. Ranunculus inamoenus Greene. East slope at low altitudes, on open hillsides or along streams; scarce. Idaho and Mont. to N. Mex.--Stems stout, 20 to 30 cm. high; basal leaves rounded or fan-shaped, toothed, or some of them lobed, the upper leaves deeply lobed; petals 5 to 6 mm. long; head of achenes oblong. 7. Ranunculus alpeophilus A. Nels. Frequent above timber line, in meadows or on rocky slopes or rock slides. Idaho and Mont. to Colo.--Stems 10 to 30 cm. high, glabrous, mostly 1-flowered; leaves 1.5 to 4 cm. wide, deeply lobed, the lobes obtuse; head of achenes oblong. 8. Ranuncul...

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