Pyrrocoma carthamoides var. subsquarrosa
Phytologia 73: 57. 1992.
Plants 10–30 cm. Stems probably slender (leafy). Leaves: basal blades lanceolate or narrowly spatulate, 80–120 × 10–18 mm (margins conspicuously spinulose-serrate). Involucres narrowly campanulate, 17 × 20–25 mm. Phyllaries lanceolate to oblong, apices broad, truncate, abruptly mucronate, mucro recurved.
Phenology: Flowering Sep.
Habitat: Grassland and shrubland communities
Elevation: 1600–3100 m
Of conservation concern.
Variety subsquarrosa is known from about 22 locations in northwestern Wyoming and adjacent southwestern Montana. This taxon is recognized by its low stature and phyllaries with recurved apices.
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