COLORADO WESTERN TIER WILDFLOWERS

Jim Fuchs

Plant Spreadsheet

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Lygodesmia (Asteraceae)

Lygodesmia doloresensis

Flowers are much larger than L. juncea.
FYI - Lygodesmia spp. pappus are simple bristles and Stephanomeria spp. pappus are plumose bristles.

Lygodesmia

Lygodesmia doloresensis

Lygodesmia

Petals about 2cm long

Lygodesmia

Lygodesmia doloresensis

Lygodesmia

Involucre about 1.5cm long

Lygodesmia grandiflora

Lygodesmia

Lygodesmia grandiflora

Lygodesmia

More than 5 petals

Lygodesmia

Lygodesmia grandiflora

Lygodesmia

Probably L. grandiflora but early growth can be a challenge to ID

Lygodesmia

Lygodesmia grandiflora

Lygodesmia

More than 5 petals

Lygodesmia

Lygodesmia grandiflora

Lygodesmia juncea

Flowers are much smaller than L. doloresensis

Lygodesmia

Lygodesmia juncea

Lygodesmia

Petals about 1cm long

Lygodesmia

Lygodesmia juncea

Lygodesmia

Lygodesmia juncea

Lygodesmia

Lygodesmia juncea