|Scientific Name||Ericameria parryi var. parryi||USDA PLANTS Symbol||ERPAP10|
|Common Name||Parry's Rabbitbrush||ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.||531201|
Life zones and habitat: Foothills to subalpine (7000 to 11000 ft.). Open areas, sagebrush slopes; widepread in the Rocky Mountains.
Plant: Low shrub, much-branched at base, 8 to 32 inches tall; minute hairs make stems appear grayish-green.
Leaves: Upright, narrow linear leaves up to 3 inches long, leathery and fuzzy.
Inflorescence: Racemes with 5 to 12 or more narrow composite flower heads, 1/2-inch long; no ray flowers, several (8 to 20) disk florets above leafy, slender bracts.
Bloom Period: July to September.
References: "Flora of Colorado" by Jennifer Ackerfield, SEINet and SW Colorado Wildflowers.
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