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Antennaria umbrinella
brown everlasting, brown-bract pussytoes, umber pussytoes
WTU specimens
Other herbaria

Distribution: Occurring chiefly east of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia south to California, east to the Rocky Mountains.

Habitat: Uncommon in openings in the forest at moderate elevations.

Flowers: May-August

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Description:
General:

Mat-forming, stoloniferous perennial from a woody base, the stems up to 2 dm. tall. Stolons often upright and erect.

Leaves:

Basal leaves oblanceolate, up to 25 mm. long and 7 mm. wide, loosely white-woolly on both sides; cauline leaves few and reduced.

Flowers:

Heads several in a compact cluster; involucral bracts rounded at the tip, the scarious portion of the outer ones brownish to dirty greenish, the inner ones often whitish toward the tip, or sometimes all the bracts brownish; pistillate involucres 4-7 mm. high; staminate plants uncommon.

Fruits:

Fruit an achene.

Accepted Name:
Antennaria umbrinella Rydb.
Publication: Bull. Torrey Bot. Club. 24: 302. 1897. 1897.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
(none provided)
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Antennaria umbrinella in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Antennaria umbrinella checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Antennaria umbrinella atlas page.

CalPhotos: Antennaria umbrinella photos.

USDA Plants: Antennaria umbrinella information.

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