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Howell's Pussytoes - Antennaria howellii
Other Names:  Antennaria neodioica, Antennaria neglecta var. attenuata


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S5

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

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General Description
Stoloniferous, loosely mat-forming. Stems ascending to erect, 6–35 cm. Basal leaves oblong to spatulate, 1–4 cm long, 1-nerved, gray-villous to glabrous above. Stem leaves linear-oblanceolate, 1–3 cm long, the upper flagged. Inflorescence corymbiform with 4 to 12 heads; male plants rare. Involucre: 6–9 mm high. Phyllaries white. Corolla 3–6 mm long. Pappus 4–9 mm long. Achenes 1–2 mm long, papillose (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Lesica (2012) treats this species as a synonym of A. neglecta.

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
YT to QC south to CA, UT, CO, OK, KY, and SC (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 33

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Habitat
Grasslands, woodlands, open forest; plains, valleys, montane (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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