Voucher: KYRG 455
Lappula tianshanica M.Pop. et Zucc.
Region: Chüy Oblast Alamüdün Rayon
Gazetteer: Ala Archa National Park
Coordinates: 42º33'04'' N, 74º29'16'' E Alt: 2265m
Herb to 40cm tall, upright, multistemmed from base. Flowers pale blue with yellowish corona scales. Nutlets 4, 3 sided with barbed tipped hairs on the margin.
in a large young morraine with Rosa, Salix, Tamarix, Erigeron and Poaceae.
Identification Notes: Verified with Flora of the USSR. Vol.19, V. L. Komarov. Nutlets wingless with spines bearing anchor like head. Style persistemt in fruit.
Ancillary Collections: photos, seeds
Osborne, J. 455 2 July 2008