Antennaria rosea subsp. pulvinata

(Greene) R. J. Bayer

Brittonia 41: 59. 1989.

Common names: Pulvinate pussytoes
Endemic
Basionym: Antennaria pulvinata Greene Pittonia 3: 287. 1898
Synonyms: Antennaria albescens (E. E. Nelson) Rydberg Antennaria fusca E. E. Nelson Antennaria gaspensis (Fernald) Fernald Antennaria howellii subsp. gaspensis (Fernald) Chmielewski Antennaria isolepis Greene Antennaria maculata Greene Antennaria manicouagana P. Landry Antennaria media subsp. fusca (E. E. Nelson) Chmielewski Antennaria neglecta var. gaspensis (Fernald) Cronquist Antennaria neodioica var. gaspensis Fernald Antennaria peasei Fernald Antennaria pulvinata subsp. albescens E. E. Nelson Antennaria sansonii Greene Antennaria straminea Fernald
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 19. Treatment on page 410. Mentioned on page 408, 409.

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. 2n = 42, 56.


Phenology: Flowering summer.
Habitat: Dry to moist open habitats, usually on rock outcrops or barrens
Elevation: 0–3800 m

Distribution

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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.

Discussion

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.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.
scarious +
mostly ovate +  and lanceovate or linear +
indeterminate +  and determinate +
Randall J. Bayer +
(Greene) R. J. Bayer +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br />) +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (1.8 cm18 mm <br />0.018 m <br />) +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
decurrent +
Antennaria pulvinata +
compound +  and simple +
spatulate;oblanceolate;spatulate;oblanceolate;linear;lanceolate;elliptic;cuneate +
5-ribbed +, 3-ribbed +  and 2-ribbed +
muriculate +, papillate +  and smooth +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (1.9 cm19 mm <br />0.019 m <br />) +
Pulvinate pussytoes +
red +, yellow +  and white +
0.35 cm3.5 mm <br />0.0035 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
papillate +
mostly ellipsoid +  and ovoid +
pistillate +  and staminate +
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. +  and Wyo. +
0–3800 m +
gray-pubescent +
papillate +
pistillate +, staminate +  and neuter +
winged +  and beaked +
dispersed +
Dry to moist open habitats, usually on rock outcrops or barrens +
in corymbiform , paniculiform , racemiform or subcapitate , arrays +  and singly +
indeterminate +
homogamous +  and heterogamous +
each +  and sessile +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br />) +
campanulate;cylindric +
0.65 cm6.5 mm <br />0.0065 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
sessile +  and petiolate +
cauline +  and basal +
rarely lanceovate +  and lanceolate +
2-carpellate +
persistent +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (0.65 cm6.5 mm <br />0.0065 m <br />) +
Flowering summer. +
bearing subulate enations +, hairy +  and bristly +
flat;convex or ovoid +
exalbuminous +
appendaged +  and truncate +
papillate +
Antennaria albescens +, Antennaria fusca +, Antennaria gaspensis +, Antennaria howellii subsp. gaspensis +, Antennaria isolepis +, Antennaria maculata +, Antennaria manicouagana +, Antennaria media subsp. fusca +, Antennaria neglecta var. gaspensis +, Antennaria neodioica var. gaspensis +, Antennaria peasei +, Antennaria pulvinata subsp. albescens +, Antennaria sansonii +  and Antennaria straminea +
Antennaria rosea subsp. pulvinata +
Antennaria rosea +
subspecies +
mucronate +
25 cm250 mm <br />0.25 m <br /> (70 cm700 mm <br />0.7 m <br />) +
4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br /> (25 cm250 mm <br />0.25 m <br />) +