Rose Heath Flower Rose Heath Plant Rose Heath Leaves

Wildflowers of Greater Arizona

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Rose Heath.
Chaetopappa ericoides.
Aster (Asteraceae) family.

A 6-12 cm perennial forming beds or clumps of large, separate tufts connected by underground rhizomes and caudexlike, scaly-leaved stems. Leaves are even-sized, densely overlapping; blades linear-oblanceolate to lanceolate. Involucres turbinate to hemispheric, 3.5-7 × 4-8 mm. Ray florets 8-24; corollas white. Disc florets 12-24, bisexual.

White Mountains.
Location: Torreon Community at Show Low.

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