White hairs on stems below phyllaries
and red-tipped glandular hairs on the tips of the phyllaries
Petals curled under on old wilted blossom
Details - ŠNicky Davis
1,2,3 Located at rock turnout, Guardsman Pass Road, Above Big Cottonwood Canyon, Salt Lake County, Utah, 17 July 2015. Petals are 2-3 mm wide.
4, 5 Located at the rock turnout, on 20 July 2015. Photos to show white hairs on the stems below the phyllaries, the somewhat red-tipped glandular hairs and the petals curled under on old, wilted blossoms.
"Erigeron glacialis stems below the phyllaries have numerous, fine, long, white hairs. E. glacialis phyllary tips are red-tinged (to varying degrees) and they have short, fine, red-tipped glandular (sticky) hairs (the tiny dots edging the phyllaries in the close-up photograph above)." excerpt from Southwest Colorado Wildflowers. Author: Al Schneider http://www.swcoloradowildflowers.com/