Pyrrocoma uniflora var. uniflora

One-Flowered Goldenweed

Decumbent to ascending. Stems usually tinged red. Leaves lance-shaped, coated with woolly hairs. Basal leaves 1–5 in. long; few stem leaves shorter, clasping. Flower heads usually single or to 4, cup bracts in 2 rows, leaf-like, coated with fine to woolly hairs. Ray flowers yellow, 25–50, disk flowers 60. Grows in alkaline meadows, marshes, mudflats, near springs, at high elevations.

  • Rarity: Locally Common
  • Flowering Time: All Summer As Water Recedes
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 3--15 inches
  • Habitat: Meadow, Bog/Fen/Wetland, Subalpine
  • Found In: Steens
  • Native: Yes

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