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Hooker's Townsend-daisy - Townsendia hookeri
Other Names:  [including] Townsendia nuttallii


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4

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General Description
Perennial with a branched caudex, forming small mats. Stems nearly obsolete. Herbage densely strigose. Leaves linear or linear-oblanceolate, 5–30 mm long. Involucre campanulate, 7–12 mm high; phyllaries sparsely strigose, acuminate, ciliate, scarious-margined with a small tuft of cilia at the tip. Rays white to pink; ligules 7–10 mm long. Disk corollas 4–6 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
YT to UT, CO and NE (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 8

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Habitat
Grasslands, sagebrush steppe, coniferous woodlands; plains, valleys, montane (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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