Glacial Daisy
Erigeron glacialis
Asteraceae - Sunflower Family

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glacial daisy

leaves and stems


White hairs on stems below phyllaries
and red-tipped glandular  hairs on the tips of the phyllaries


Petals curled under on old wilted blossom
petals curled under

Photo 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
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