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Woolly Goldenweed - Stenotus lanuginosus
Other Names:  Haplopappus lanuginosus


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4

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General Description
Mat-forming. Stems simple, ascending to erect, subscapose, 4–30 cm, villous to tomentose, glandular. Leaf blades linear to oblanceolate 1–5 cm long, sparsely villous to tomentose. Involucres 7–15 mm high; phyllaries lanceolate, green, ciliate, glandular. Rays 9 to 17; ligules 6–14 mm long. Disk corollas 5–7 mm long, sericeous. Achenes 2–5 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Diagnostic Characteristics
Montana material has generally been assigned to variety andersonii, though some specimens are intermediate to the typical variety and have stems that are lanate and eglandular (Morse 2006).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
WA, MT, ID, CA, NV (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 7

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Habitat
Stony soil of sagebrush steppe, grasslands, fellfields, coniferous woodlands; montane to alpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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