COLORADO WESTERN TIER WILDFLOWERS

 Jim Fuchs

Plant Spreadsheet

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Townsendia (Asteraceae)

Townsendia incana

No matter how hard I try to find a different species I always end up with incana! The taproot shown below is from a young plant.
Townsendia incana is a smaller plant with much shorter flower stalks as compared to Xylorhiza venusta.

Townsendia

Townsendia incana

Townsendia

Townsendia incana

Townsendia

Townsendia incana

Townsendia incana petiole

Short petiole

Townsendia

Townsendia incana

Townsendia

Townsendia incana

Townsendia

Townsendia incana

Townsendia incana pappus

Townsendia incana pappus: red - disc flower; blue -ray flower

Townsendia taproot

Townsendia incana young taproot