Andy's Rocky Mountain Wildflowers

Parry's Townsendia

Townsendia parryi

Parry's Townsendia, Townsendia parryi, Bear Pass Alberta, copyright 2007 Andy Fyon,

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Habitat: Rocky slopes in the montane, subalpine, and alpine zones.

Interest: Blue to purple solitary flower heads up to 5 cm wide!; flower rays are up to 2 cm long; the central disk flower is yellow to 4 cm wide; is a biennial or perennial wildflower with one to several erect stems; up to 10 cm high. leaves are covered with long, soft, shaggy gray hairs; lower leaves are up to 4 cm long and upper leaves narrower and shorter.

Location: Bear Lake pass area, Alberta
Date: June 30, 2006

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