|Scientific Name||Packera fendleri||USDA PLANTS Symbol||PAFE4|
|Common Name||Fendler's Groundsel, Fendler's Ragwort||ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.||518146|
Life zones and habitat: Foothills to subalpine (5000 to 11500); rocky, gravelly sites on hillsides, streambanks, disturbed areas, open forests.
Plant: Erect perennial 4 to 16 inches tall, single or multiple woolly stems.
Leaves: Basal leaves are petiolate, blades lanceolate to oblanceolate, 1 to 2-1/2 inches long, lobed or wavy edges; stem leaves similar, but sessile and smaller.
Inflorescence: Open, corymb arrays of 6 to 25 heads with 6 to 8 yellow, backward-curving ray florets around a center of 30 to 45 yellow to brown disk florets.
Bloom Period: May to September.
References: "Flora of Colorado" by Jennifer Ackerfield, American Southwest and SEINet.
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