Meadow Pussytoes - Antennaria corymbosa
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Stoloniferous, loosely mat-forming. Stems erect, 6–25 cm. Basal leaves oblanceolate, 1–3 cm long, 1-nerved. Stem leaves linear, 1–3 cm long. Inflorescence corymbiform with 3 to 12 heads. Involucre: female and male 4–6 mm high. Phyllaries white with a dark basal spot. Corolla female 2–4 mm long; male 2–3 mm long. Pappus 2–5 mm long. Achenes up to 1 mm long, nearly glabrous (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX)
WA to MT south to CA, NV, UT and NM (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).
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The following animal species have been reported as pollinators of this species or genera where their geographic ranges overlap: Bombus pensylvanicus
(Colla and Dumesh 2010).
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- Colla, S.R. and S. Dumesh. 2010. The bumble bees of southern Ontario: notes on natural history and distribution. Journal of the Entomological Society of Ontario 141: 39-68.
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- Jones, W. W. 1901. Preliminary flora of Gallatin County. M.S. Thesis. Bozeman, MT: Montana State College. 78 pp.
- Lesica, P., M.T. Lavin, and P.F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.
- Martin, S.A. 1985. Ecology of the Rock Creek bighorn sheep herd, Beartooth Mountains, Montana. M.Sc. Thesis. Bozeman, MT: Montana State University. 152 p.
- Simanonok, M. 2018. Plant-pollinator network assembly after wildfire. Ph.D. Dissertation. Bozeman, MT: Montana State University. 123 p.
- Williams, K.L. 2012. Classification of the grasslands, shrublands, woodlands, forests and alpine vegetation associations of the Custer National Forest portion of the Beartooth Mountains in southcentral Montana. M.Sc. Thesis. Bozeman, MT: Montana State University. 376 p.