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Townsendia grandiflora

Townsendia grandiflora Nutt.

Large-flower Townsend-daisy, Largeflower Townsend Daisy

Asteraceae (Aster Family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

Biennial or short-lived perennial with short stems and narrow, gray-green, pubescent leaves. A large, solitary flower head at the end of the stems is composed of numerous white to pinkish petals surrounding a yellow center. Total height is 4 inches.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Biennial
Habit: Herb
Size Class: 0-1 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: May , Jun


USA: CO , NE , NM , SD , WY
Native Distribution: W. and c. Great Plains
Native Habitat: Dry prairies, eroded clay banks

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Description: Various dry soils.
Conditions Comments: Not Available


Description: Not Available
Seed Collection: Not Available
Seed Treatment: Not Available
Commercially Avail: yes

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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