Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia to California, east to Idaho, Wyoming, South Dakota, and Nevada.
Habitat: Sagebrush desert to dry, open areas at middle elevations, often in lithosol.
Conservation Status: Not of concern
Dwarf, short-lived perennial with numerous naked stolons about 1.5 dm. long tipped with a tuft of tiny leaf buds, nearly prostrate.
Linear, 1-3 cm. long, up to 2 mm. wide.
Heads solitary at the end of very short stems, staminate involucres 4-7 mm. high, the thin, scarious tips of the bracts brownish; pistillate involucres narrow, 7-13 mm. high, brown or reddish-tinged.
No other Antennaria in our area has the long, hair-like, naked stolons.