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17c. Primula cusickiana (A. Gray) A. Gray var. maguirei (L. O. Williams) N. H. Holmgren & S. Kelso, Brittonia. 53: 155. 2001.

Maguire primrose Maguire primrose

Primula maguirei L. O. Williams, Amer. Midl. Naturalist 17: 747, fig. 1. 1936; P. cusickiana subsp. maguirei (L. O. Williams) A. J. Richards

Plants glabrous except for white farina on involucral bracts and calyces. Leaves shorter than scape; blade spatulate, margins subentire. Corolla tubes 7-10 mm, length 1.5-2 times calyx.

Flowering summer. Cliff faces and ledges; of conservation concern; 1500 m; Utah.

Variety maguirei is known from Logan Canyon. It is distinguished from other members of the complex by its more-spatulate, almost entire leaf blades. It was federally listed as threatened in 1985.


 

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