General: Perennial herb or semi-shrub from a freely branched base, forming clumps or loose mats up to 60 cm wide; stems ascending to erect, simple, several, 10-40 cm tall/long, white woolly.
Leaves: Basal leaves linear to linear-lanceolate, grey-hairy on both surfaces, the upper surface less hairy, the blades 3-10 cm long, narrowed gradually to the stalk; stem leaves lacking.
Flowers: Inflorescence a compound umbel, subtended by a whorl of leaflike bracts; flower stalks usually with whorl of leaflike bracts at about midlength; involucres bell-shaped, woolly, 5- to 12-lobed, the lobes 2-3 mm long, at least half as long as tubes, reflexed or spreading; perianths white to cream or creamy yellow, occasionally rose-tinged, 3-4 mm long, 6-lobed, smooth.
Recommended citation: Author, Date. Page title. In Klinkenberg, Brian. (Editor) 2020. 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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