Zaluzania grayana Robins. & Greenm.
Source: John Strother, FNA 21:64
Family: Asteraceae
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[Viguiera triloba (A. Gray) J. Olsen]
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Richard Spellenberg  
Leaf blades 2-8 × 1-6 cm, ultimate margins coarsely toothed, faces sparsely strigillose and gland-dotted. Ray laminae 15-20 mm. Cypselae 2-3 mm. 2n = 34. Flowering summer-fall. Rocky sites, canyon walls; 1500-2700 m; Ariz., N.Mex.; Mexico (Chihuahua).
FNA 2006, Kearney and Peebles 1969
Duration: Perennial Nativity: Native Lifeform: Subshrub General: Herbaceous perennials, suffrutescent, stems branching, herbage slightly pubescent. Leaves: Alternate, ovate, 3-lobed, 2-8 cm long and 1-6 cm wide, the ultimate margins coarsely toothed, faces sparsely stiff hairs and gland-dotted. Flowers: Heads radiate, rays yellow, laminae 5-20 mm long, pistillate, loosely clustered, disk flowers yellow, numerous, receptacles conic, heads mostly solitary on branch tips. Fruits: Achenes 2-3 mm long, quadrangular, without pappi, Ray pappus with a few short scales. Ecology: Found in rocky areas on slopes and canyon walls, from 5,000-9,000 ft (1524-2743 m); flowering July-September. Distribution: Arizona, New Mexico; Mexico. Notes: Look to the yellow, scattered rays, the conic receptacle, and the epappose quadrangular achenes of the disk flowers to help identify this species. Ethnobotany: Unknown Etymology: Zaluzania is thought to be named for Adam Zaluziansky von Zaluzian (1558-1613) a Polish physician and botanist. Synonyms: Viguiera triloba, Gymnolomia triloba Editor: LCrumbacher 2011
Zaluzania grayana image
Richard Spellenberg  
Zaluzania grayana image
Richard Spellenberg  
Zaluzania grayana image
Zaluzania grayana image
Zaluzania grayana image
Zaluzania grayana image
Zaluzania grayana image
Zaluzania grayana image
Zaluzania grayana image
Zaluzania grayana image
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Zaluzania grayana image
Zaluzania grayana image
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Zaluzania grayana image
Zaluzania grayana image
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