Antennaria dioica (L.) Gaertn.
FamilyCompositae — APG family: Asteraceae
SynonymsAntennaria insularis Greene., Gnaphalium dioicum L.
DescriptionUsually up to 8 cm tall (rarely to 15 cm); tufted with short, ascending stolons; basal leaves spatulate, rounded in apex, often mucronate, glabrous above, white- tomentose beneath; stem leaves linear, acute; inflorescence compressed, white- woolly, with 3-6 heads; involucral bracts white or pink, in staminate plants (which are the more common) obovate, blunt, in the pistillate plants lanceolate, somewhat acute.
EcologyDry slopes. Described from Europe.
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.