Afghanistan (Jawzjan / Sar-e-Pol, Kunar / Nuristan, Nangarhar, Paktia / Khost),
Pakistan (Kurram, Swat, Hazara, Pakistani Punjab), Jammu & Kashmir (Poonch,
Kashmir), India (Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh), Nepal
as per Catalogue of Life
Common name: Himalayan Launaea
Location: Jomsom, Nepal
Altitude:  8800 ft.
Date: 22 April 2013
Nepali Names : चाउले  झार Chaaule Jhaar / मुला पाते Mulaa Paate




Location: Marpha, Mustang, Nepal

Date: 12 April  2017
Altitude: 9000 ft.
No luck for flowers this time too!
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Sharing some pictures for ID. Flowers not bloomed. 
Pictures were shot at Jomsom Nepal on 22 April 2013 at 8800 ft.

Early to say anything, to me it looks like any Launaea sp.

I guess it matches with Launaea secunda (C. B. Clarke) Hook. f. which is only one found at an altitude of 1700-3400 m. out of 4 Launaea found in Nepal.


Awaiting ID verification.

I think matches with images of Launaea secunda at Flowers of India 
Also check with herbarium at

Thank you.

Launaea secunda (C.B.Clarke) Hook.f.
Nepali Names : चाउले  झार Chaaule Jhaar / मुला पाते Mulaa Paate




Himalayan species with characteristic nearly leafless stem and heads in one sided racemes. Although heads are not open but characteristic features are clearly shown.
Clicked from near Renuka ji on route to Bangayani Temple in Sirmour district, on May 24, 2015. 

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