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Parry's Rabbitbrush - Ericameria parryi
Other Names:  Chrysothamnus parryi


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S2
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See Ericameria parryi var. montana for additional information.
 
General Description
Stems prostrate to ascending, 10–20 cm; twigs white-tomentose. Leaves linear to linear-oblanceolate, 1–3 cm long, glabrous, resinous; fascicles in lower axils. Inflorescence cymiform with 1 to 5 heads. Involucres obconic, 10–15 mm high; phyllaries imbricate, lanceolate, whitish, outer ciliate with green tips. Rays absent. Disk flowers 5 to 12; corolla 9–10 mm long. Achenes ellipsoid, ca. 8 mm long, pubescent (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Our plants are variety montana (L.C.Anderson) G.L. Nesom & G.I. Baird

Range Comments
OR to MT south to CA, AZ and NM (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Habitat
Stony, calcareous soil of sparsely-vegetated grasslands; subalpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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