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Wyoming Townsend-daisy - Townsendia montana
Other Names:  Townsendia alpigena


Global Rank: G4
State Rank: S4

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General Description
Biennial or short-lived perennial. Stems erect, 2–25 cm. Herbage villous. Leaves spatulate, 1–4 cm long. Involucre hemispheric, 9–20 mm high; phyllaries ciliate, sparsely strigose, scarious-margined. Rays blue to violet; ligules 8–17 mm long. Disk corollas 4–6 mm long. Achenes 3–5 mm long, pubescent (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Range Comments
BC, AB south to OR, NV, UT and WY (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Habitat
Sparsely vegetated soil of grasslands, sagebrush steppe, dry forest, woodlands; valleys to rarely alpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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