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Racemose Pussytoes - Antennaria racemosa


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S5

Agency Status
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USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 4

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General Description
Stoloniferous, mat-forming. Stems ascending to erect, 5–50 cm, glandular above. Basal leaf blades elliptic, 1–6 cm long, 3-nerved, glabrous above. Stem leaves lanceolate to oblanceolate, 1–4 cm long. Inflorescence racemose to paniculate with 3 to 20 heads on glandular peduncles 5–25 mm long. Involucre: female 6–9 mm high; male 4–7 mm high. Phyllaries narrow, dirty white to light brown. Corolla: female 4–6 mm high; male 3–4 mm long. Pappus 3–7 mm long. Achenes 1–2 mm long, glabrous (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
BC, AB to OR and WY (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 163

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Habitat
Moist to dry forests, occasionally meadows; valleys to subalpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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