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Silky Townsend-daisy - Townsendia exscapa

Status Under Review

Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNR

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General Description
Perennial with a branched caudex, forming small mats. Stems ca.1 cm, inconspicuous. Herbage strigose. Leaves linear-oblanceolate, 1–4 cm long. Involucre broadly campanulate, 12–20 mm high; phyllaries ciliate, acute to acuminate, purple-tipped. Rays white to pink; ligules 10–13 mm long. Disk corollas 8–10 mm long, shorter than the pappus. Achenes 3–5 mm long, pubescent with hairs branched at the tip (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
AB to MB south to NV, AZ, NM and TX (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 1

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Silky Townsend-daisy — Townsendia exscapa.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from