Antennaria carpatica var. laestadiana Trautv.
FamilyCompositae — APG family: Asteraceae
SynonymsGnaphalium carpaticum B Wahlenb., Antennaria helvetica Chr. & Pouz., Antennaria villifera Borissova
DescriptionStem about 10 cm tall, from vertical or oblique subterranean caudex with dark remains of leaf bases above; basal leaves erect, lanceolate, acute, 3-nerved, grayish- pubescent on both sides, stem leaves few, narrower; heads 4—6, compressed; involu- cral bracts in several rows, dark brown, shiny, greenish and lanate at base, in pistillate plants lanceolate, acute, in staminate plants ovate or oblong, blunt.
EcologySandy soil on tundra and in the mountains. A. carpatica, with leaves glabrous above, described from the Carpathian Mountains, var. Laestadiana from Lapland.
Broken line on circumpolar map indicates range of var. carpatica.
Hultén's Flora About

This is a digital representation of Eric Hultén’s ‘Flora of Alaska and Neighboring Territories: A Manual of the Vascular Plants’, which was published by Stanford University Press in 1968. The book was digitized by C. Webb (at UAMN) as part of the Flora of Alaska project, with funding by the US NSF (Grant 1759964 to Ickert-Bond & Webb), and with permission of Stanford University Press. Data and images © 1968 Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Jr. Univ. Usage licence: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0. NB: You may find OCR errors; please refer to the hard-copy if in doubt.