Oreochrysum parryi

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Scientific Name Oreochrysum parryi USDA PLANTS Symbol
ORPA3
Common Name Parry's Goldenrod, Parry's Goldenweed ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
517938
Family Asteraceae (Sunflower) SEINet
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Description Life zones and habitat: Subalpine; forests.
Plant: Erect perennial 12 to 18 inches tall, rough stems, often purplish tinge.
Leaves: Oblanceolate to elliptic basal and stem leaves, 3 to 5 inches long.
Inflorescence: Multiple terminal clusters of 3 to 6 composite flower heads; green, leaf-like bracts enclosing the involucres below the blossoms; yellow ray flowers (petals) and disk florets.
References: Descr. adapted from www.swcoloradowildflowers.com and eFloras.org.
Colorado Status
Native


 Thanks to Jane Hendrix for locating the plants initially for me on Peak 7. 


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