General: Perennial herb from a short, branched stem-base, forming mats up to 40 cm wide; stems erect, simple, several, 1-10 cm tall, white-woolly.
Leaves: Basal leaves roundish, densely white-hairy to silvery on both surfaces, 5-15 mm long, including the stalks; stem leaves lacking.
Flowers: Inflorescence a head-like cluster of involucres, 1-3.5 cm wide, subtended by 3 or more linear-lanceolate bracts; involucres bell-shaped, 2.5-5 mm long with 5 short teeth; perianths cream or creamy yellow, often pinkish- or purplish-tinged (at least with age) to yellow, (2.5) 3-4 (5) mm long, the outer segments wider than the inner ones; flowers commonly imperfect.
Recommended citation: Author, Date. Page title. In Klinkenberg, Brian. (Editor) 2013. E-Flora BC:
Electronic Atlas of the Plants of British Columbia [eflora.bc.ca]. Lab for
Advanced Spatial Analysis, Department of Geography, University of British
Columbia, Vancouver. [Accessed:
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