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Inyo Rock Daisy
Perityle inyoensis
  
About Inyo Rock Daisy (Perityle inyoensis) 0 Nurseries Carry This Plant Perityle inyoensis is a rare species of flowering plant in the aster family known by the common names Inyo rockdaisy and Inyo laphamia. It is endemic to Inyo County, California, where it is known from just a few occurrences in the southern Inyo Mountains. Its habitat is dry, rocky mountain slopes, often in limestone. Perityle inyoensis is a subshrub made up of a cluster of several hairy slender stems up to about 25 centimeters long. The hairy, glandular leaves are one or two centimeters long, oval to triangular, pointed, and toothed on the edges. They may be arranged oppositely or alternately on the stems. Perityle inyoensis is a subshrub made up of a cluster of several hairy slender stems up to about 25 centimeters long. The hairy, glandular leaves are one or two centimeters long, oval to triangular, pointed, and toothed on the edges. They may be arranged oppositely or alternately on the stems. The inflorescence bears one to three flower heads each under a centimeter wide. The head has yellow disc florets and no ray florets. The fruit is a fuzzy achene about 3 millimeters long.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type
Perennial Herb, Shrub

Flower Color
Flower Color
Yellow

Landscaping Information
Natural Setting
Climate
Climate
Annual Precipitation: 12.6" - 15.5", Summer Precipitation: 1.64" - 3.17", Coldest Month: 33.0" - 38.7", Hottest Month: 54.4" - 60.2", Humidity: 3.65" - 15.16", Elevation: 7871" - 9098"

Alternative Names
Common Names: Inyo Laphamia, Inyo Rockdaisy


Sources include: Wikipedia. All text shown in the "About" section of these pages is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Plant observation data provided by the participants of the California Consortia of Herbaria, Sunset information provided by Jepson Flora Project. Propogation from seed information provided by the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden from "Seed Propagation of Native California Plants" by Dara E. Emery. Sources of plant photos include CalPhotos, Wikimedia Commons, and independent plant photographers who have agreed to share their images with Calscape. Other general sources of information include Calflora, CNPS Manual of Vegetation Online, Jepson Flora Project, Las Pilitas, Theodore Payne, Tree of Life, The Xerces Society, and information provided by CNPS volunteer editors, with special thanks to Don Rideout. Climate data used in creation of plant range maps is from PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University, using 30 year (1981-2010) annual "normals" at an 800 meter spatial resolution.

Links:   Jepson eFlora Taxon Page  CalPhotos  Wikipedia  Calflora


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