USDA Forest Service Celebrating Wildflowers
Critically Imperiled Plant Profile
(Not Listed or Proposed under the Endangered Species Act)
Packera castoreus, Beaver Mountain groundsel. This daisy relative has discoid heads, meaning that there are no ray flowers, just the daisy center of disk flowers. Photo by Charmaine Delmatier.
Packera castoreus is found in the high elevations of the Tushar Mountains, one of only three true alpine areas in the Colorado Plateau. Photo by Teresa Prendusi.
Packera castoreus range map.
Packera castoreus, Beaver Mountain groundsel
- Also known as: Senecio castoreus
- NatureServe has not assessed threats yet
National Forest and Grassland Occurrence
U.S. Forest Service
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Last modified: Thursday, 08-Dec-2011 15:43:02 EST