Antennaria rosea subsp. pulvinata (Greene) Bayer (redirected from: Antennaria pulvinata)
Family: Asteraceae
pulvinate pussytoes
[Antennaria affinis Fern.,  more]
Antennaria rosea subsp. pulvinata image
Plants 4-17 cm. Stolons 1-6 cm. Basal leaves spatulate to cuneate, 8-18 mm, faces gray-pubescent. Cauline leaves 6-19 mm. Heads 3-5. Involucres: pistillate 6.5-10 mm. Phyllaries distally brown, green, pink, red, or white. Corollas: pistillate 3.5-5 mm. Pappi: pistillate 5-6.5 mm. 2. = 42, 56. Flowering summer. Dry to moist open habitats, usually on rock outcrops or barrens; 0-3800 m; Alta., B.C., Man., Nfld. and Labr., N.W.T., Nunavut, Que., Sask., Yukon; Alaska, Ariz., Calif., Colo., Idaho, Maine, Mont., Nev., Oreg., Utah, Wash., Wyo. Antennaria aromatica is undoubtedly a sexual progenitor of A. rosea subsp. pulvinata (R. J. Bayer 1989e), as evidenced by its comparatively short stature and relatively low number of relatively large heads.