Woolly Pussytoes - Antennaria lanata
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Rhizomatous, without stolons. Stems erect, 3–20 cm. Basal leaves oblanceolate, 1–9 cm long, 3-nerved. Stem leaves linear-oblanceolate, 1–5 cm long, flagged. Inflorescence densely corymbiform with 3 to 10 heads. Involucre: female 5–8 mm high; male 3–6 mm high. Phyllaries dark brown to blackish-green. Corolla female 2–4 mm long; male 3–5 mm long. Pappus 3–5 mm long. Achenes 1–2 mm long, pappilose (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX)
BC, AB south to CA, UT and WY (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).
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Subalpine to alpine slopes, often associated with alpine larch.
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- Dale, D. 1973. Effects of trail use under forests in the Madison Range, Montana. M.Sc. Thesis. Bozeman, MT: Montana State University. 96 pp.
- Forcella, F. 1977. Flora, chorology, biomass and productivity of the Pinus albicaulis-Vaccinium scoparium association. M.S. Thesis. Bozeman, MT: Montana State University. 99 pp.
- Lesica, P., M.T. Lavin, and P.F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 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.