Eastern Mojave Vegetation Coll. No. 3138, Symphyotrichum foliaceum var. apricum.  


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  Asteraceae Symphyotrichum foliaceum apricum
Photographed 17 January 2024.

Plants of Colorado

Symphyotrichum foliaceum (DC.) G. L. Nesom var. apricum (A. Gray) G. L. Nesom.  Parry's Aster.

Evans Gulch, Lake County, Colorado. Middle section of Evans Gulch, near Conley Lakes and the Diamond Mine, 4.6 mi. by road east of the GNIS location of Leadville. 39.2607N, 106.22029W. WGS 1984 Elev. 3450 m. Quite glandular-hairy. Sunny open southeast-facing slope.

Collected by permit: Pike San Isabel National Forest, 2023, issued: Jul 1, 2023, to: Tom Schweich.

Tom Schweich 3138. 20-Jul-2023

Coll. No. 3138, 20 July 2023, characters observed: Perennial, to 7 cm. (one previous year scape to 20 cm.); Stem, hairy, not in distinct lines, becoming glandular above; Leaves, basal, petiole 9 mm. + blade 20 mm. × 7 mm. wide, oblanceolate, ciliate, less so above; cauline, 24 mm. × 6 mm., sessile, neither auriculate nor clasping, narrowly lanceolate; Phyllaries, 3 series, outer > inner, green, purple-tipped, inner becoming scarious on margins, glandular-hairy; Receptacle, epaleate; Ray flowers, blue, tube 2.5 mm. + blade 7 mm. × 1.2 mm. wide, fertile; Disk flowers, yellow, tube 3 mm. gradually expandin, + lobes, 0.3 mm.; Pappus, capillary bristles, one series.

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