Wyoming Townsend-daisy - Townsendia montana
MNPS Threat Rank
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)
BC, AB south to OR, NV, UT and WY (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).
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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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- Haglund, B.M. 1972. Ecological effects of weather modification, Bangtail Ridge, Bridger Range, Montana: relationships of pocket gophers (Thomomys talpoides) to time of snow melt. M.Sc. Thesis. Bozeman, Montana: Montana State University. 26 p.
- Lesica, P., M.T. Lavin, and P.F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.