Austin's Drymocallis, Austin's Woodbeauty
Drymocallis lactea var. austiniae
Synonym: Potentilla glandulosa var. austiniae
Austin's woodbeauty as photographed along FS Road #38-200 southeast of Spanish Peak, Ochoco National Forest.......June 14, 2015. The inflorescence branches are angled out from the main stem axis about 20 degrees or more, and plants are fairly glandular. The inflorescence is not very leafy bracteate.
Flowers of Austin's woodbeauty. Note the medium yellow coloration of the petals. Individual petals are somewhat oval in shape, significantly longer than the seapls, and they overlap adjacent petals. Note the mix of long, spreading hairs and gland-tipped hairs on the sepals, pedicels, and stems. Photographed along FS Road #38-200 southeast of Spanish Peak, Ochoco National Forest.......June 14, 2015.
Austin's woodbeauty as seen atop Lookout Mt., Ochoco National Forest.......May 29, 2016.
What appears to be Austin's woodbeauty as seen along FS Road #2630 at the northern edge of Pisgah Meadows, Ochoco National Forest.......June 13, 2015. Although hard to see in this image, the stem has a fair amount of gland-tipped hairs.