Ericameria parryi var. affinis (A. Nelson) G.L. Nesom & Baird
Family: Asteraceae
Ericameria parryi var. affinis image
Plants 15-60 cm . Leaves crowded, greenish yellow; blades 1-nerved, linear, 25-40 × 1-3 mm, faces tomentulose, eglandular; distalmost shorter than arrays. Heads 5-10+ in racemiform arrays. Involucres 10.5-13 mm. Phyllaries 12-15, outer herbaceous or herbaceous-tipped, otherwise chartaceous, apices erect (tan or greenish), attenuate. Florets 5-8; corollas pale yellow, 8-9.1 mm, tubes glabrous or puberulent, throats abruptly dilated, lobes 0.7-1 mm. Flowering late summer-fall. Mountain slopes, clay or gravelly soils; of conservation concern; 1600-2500 m; Ariz., N.Mex., Utah.