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Saussurea angustifolia (Willd.) DC.

Mount Usu / Sarobetsu post-mined peatland
From left: Crater basin in 1986 and 2006. Cottongrass / Daylily

Saussurea DC. (トウヒレン)
Narrowleaf saw-wort
Lifeform: perennial forb, up to 50 cm tall
Distribution: the Far East (sporadic) - the northern North America
Habitat: dry places in tundra and in the mountains
Leaf: not producing basal leaves

Serratula angustifolia (L.) Willdenow

Varieties (USDA)
var. angustifolia
var. viscida (Hultén) S. L. Welsh (syn. Saussurea viscida Hultén var. viscida)
var. yukonensis A. E. Porsild (syn. Saussurea viscida Hultén var. yukoensis (A. E. Porsild) Hultén)

Saussurea angustifolia in Alaska

Rudbeckia1 Rudbeckia2 Rudbeckia3
[1-3] at Mile Post 263 along Dalton Highway, interior Alaska, on July 31 2014.