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Rocky Mountain Pussytoes - Antennaria media


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S5

Agency Status
USFWS:
USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 5

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General Description
Stoloniferous, mat-forming. Stems erect, 3–12 cm. Basal leaves oblong to oblanceolate, 5–20 mm long, 1-nerved. Stem leaves linear, 1–2 cm long, uppermost sometimes flagged. Inflorescence corymbiform with 3 to 7 heads; male plants rare. Involucre: female 4–7 mm high. Phyllaries greenish-black. Corolla 2–4 mm long. Pappus 3–6 mm long. Achenes 0.5–1.5 mm long, glabrous to pappilose (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
AK to CA, AZ and NM (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 8

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Habitat
Subalpine to alpine ridges and slopes often on warmer, drier exposures.

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