Saussurea simpsoniana in Valley of flowers
Saussurea simpsoniana is a herb of height 5 to 12 cm long. Its stems are densely covered with white wool. Leaves are too covered with wool and 4 to 10 cm long. Flower heads area with purple florets in a dome shaped inflorescence which is covered by dense white wool. Flower heads are exposed.
|July to October|
At rocky slopes of moraines and boulders.
Roots are used for the treating male sterility.
Location in the Valley of flowers
You will find it only at Hemkund Shahib Lake . This picture was clicked on 6th September, 2012 at Hemkund Shahib Lake . You will not find this flower at Valley of Flowers.
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