Ericameria parryi var. parryi

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Scientific Name Ericameria parryi var. parryi USDA PLANTS Symbol
Common Name Parry's Rabbitbrush ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
Family Asteraceae (Sunflower) SEINet
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Description Life zones and habitat: Foothills to subalpine. Open areas, sagebrush slopes; widepread in the Rocky Mountains.
Plant: Low shrub, much-branched at base, about 2 feet tall; minute hairs make stems appear grayish-green.
Leaves: Upright, narrow linear leaves up to 3 inches long, leathery and fuzzy.
Inflorescence: Narrow composite flower heads, 1/2-inch long in clusters, no ray flowers (petals), several (8 to 20) disk florets from leafy, slender bracts.
References: Descr. adapted from SEINet and
Colorado Status

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