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50. Erigeron parishii A. Gray in A. Gray et al., Syn. Fl. N. Amer. 1(2): 212. 1884.

Parish’s fleabane

Perennials 7–35 cm; taprooted, caudex branches relatively short and thick. Stems erect (often silvery white), densely strigoso-villous, eglandular. Leaves basal (basal mostly withered or deciduous before flowering, not forming conspicuous tufts) and cauline (leaf bases broadened or not, not thickened and whitish-indurate); blades linear to linear-oblanceolate, 30–60 × 1–4 mm, cauline abruptly reduced distally, margins entire, faces silvery-strigose, eglandular. Heads 1–5(–10). Involucres 5–7 × 10–15 mm. Phyllaries in 3–4 series, glabrous or sparsely strigose proximally, minutely glandular. Ray florets 30–55; corollas white or pink, 6–13 mm, laminae reflexing. Disc corollas 3.5–5 mm. Cypselae 1.8–2.2 mm, 4-nerved, faces sparsely strigose to pilose; pappi: outer of setae or conspicuous scales, inner of 18–26 bristles.

Flowering May–Jun(–Aug). Washes on canyon bottoms, loose alluvial deposits on adjacent benches, dry calcareous (primarily limestone) slopes, less commonly in granitic areas, desert scrub, pinyon-juniper; of conservation concern; 800–2000 m; Calif.


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