Townsendia incana

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Townsendia incana
Townsendia incana


Taxonavigation: Asterales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Campanulids
Ordo: Asterales

Familia: Asteraceae
Subfamilia: Asteroideae
Tribus: Astereae
Subtribus: Astranthiinae
Genus: Townsendia
Species: Townsendia incana


Townsendia incana Nutt., 1840


  • Heterotypic
    • Townsendia arizonica A.Gray in Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 16: 85 (1881)
    • Townsendia fremontii Torr. & A.Gray in Boston J. Nat. Hist. 5: 106 (1847)
    • Townsendia incana var. ambigua M.E.Jones in Zoe 4: 264 (1893)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: America
    • Regional: Northern America
      • USA (Arizona, Colorado, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming)

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


  • Nuttall, T. 1840. Descriptions of new species and genera of plants in the natural order of the Compositae, collected in a tour across the continent to the Pacific, a residence in Oregon, and a visit to the Sandwich Islands and upper California, during the years 1834 and 1835. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, held at Philadelphia, for promoting useful knowledge, n.s.[new series][ser. 2], 7: 283–453. BHL Reference page. : 2, 7: 305


Vernacular names[edit]

English: hoary Townsend daisy 
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