Ericameria parryi var. salmonensis
Phytologia 75: 89. 1993.
Plants 30–60 cm. Leaves widely spaced, green; blades 1-nerved, linear to narrowly oblanceolate, 30–50 (–80) × 1–2 (–3) mm, faces glabrous, viscidulous; distalmost overtopping arrays. Heads usually 4–8 in lax (much branched), racemiform to cymiform-paniculiform arrays. Involucres 10–12 mm. Phyllaries (11–) 13–17 (–19), chartaceous, outer herbaceous-tipped, apices erect, acuminate (glabrous, viscidulous). Florets (4–) 5–6; corollas pale-yellow, 7.5–10 mm, tubes distally puberulent, throats gradually dilated, lobes 1–1.5 mm. 2n = 18.
Phenology: Flowering late summer–fall.
Habitat: Barren, rocky soils
Elevation: 1400–1800 m
Variety salmonensis grows along the Middle Fork of the Salmon River and its tributaries.
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