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Showy Townsend Daisy

Townsendia florifer (Hook.) A. Gray

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J. H. Beaman (1957) considered plants intermediate between Townsendia florifer and T. parryi to be hybrids. Such intermediates occur in Montana (e.g., Jones in 1905 from Gallatin Co. and Suksdorf 282 from Park Co.), outside the known distribution of T. florifer.
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Missouri Botanical Garden, 4344 Shaw Boulevard, St. Louis, MO, 63110 USA
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Flora of North America Vol. 20: 194, 198, 199 in eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed Nov 12, 2008.
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Description

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Biennials (perhaps flowering first year, sometimes persisting), 3–12(–15+) cm. Stems decumbent to erect; internodes 3–12(–15+) mm, piloso-strigose. Leaves basal and cauline, blades spatulate to linear, 10–25(–50+) × 2–3(–8+) mm, not fleshy, faces ± strigose. Heads at tips of stems. Involucres ± hemispheric or broader, 16–20(–30) mm diam. Phyllaries 24–30+ in 3–4+ series, the longer ± lanceolate, (6–)9–11+ mm (l/w = 2.5–5), apices acute, abaxial faces strigose. Ray florets 13–34+; corollas white or pinkish adaxially, laminae (8–)10–18+ mm, abaxially usually glandular-puberulent, rarely glabrous. Disc florets (80–)100–150+; corollas (4–)5.5–6+ mm. Cypselae (3.5–)4–5+ mm, faces hairy, hair tips entire or forked; pappi persistent; on ray cypselae 20–30 subulate to setiform scales 2–6 mm; on disc cypselae 20–30+ subulate to setiform scales (4–)5–7+ mm. 2n = 18.
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Missouri Botanical Garden, 4344 Shaw Boulevard, St. Louis, MO, 63110 USA
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Flora of North America Vol. 20: 194, 198, 199 in eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed Nov 12, 2008.
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Synonym

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Erigeron florifer Hooker, Fl. Bor.-Amer. 2: 20. 1834; Townsendia florifer var. watsonii (A. Gray) Cronquist
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Missouri Botanical Garden, 4344 Shaw Boulevard, St. Louis, MO, 63110 USA
bibliographic citation
Flora of North America Vol. 20: 194, 198, 199 in eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed Nov 12, 2008.
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Flora of North America @ eFloras.org
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Flora of North America Editorial Committee
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eFloras.org
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