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Townsendia florifer (Showy townsend daisy)
Reveal, James L.

Townsendia florifer

Townsendia florifer (Hook.) A. Gray

Showy Townsend Daisy

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Townsendia florifer var. watsonii, Townsendia florifera, Townsendia florifera var. watsonii

USDA Symbol: TOFL5

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 6 inches tall.
Fruit: Fruit is a cypsela (pl. cypselae). Though technically incorrect, the fruit is often referred to as an achene.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug


USA: ID , MT , NV , OR , UT , WA , WY

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Townsendia florifer in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Townsendia florifer in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Townsendia florifer


Record Modified: 2023-01-30
Research By: CBR

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