Perennial shrub; stems much branched, densely woolly, 0.5-1.3 (2.0) m tall.
Threadlike to linear-lanceolate, 1-7 cm long, 1-4 mm wide, 1-3 nerved, grey- to white-woolly.
Heads discoid, numerous in a compact terminal cluster; involucres 7-13 mm tall; involucral bracts 20-25, strongly graduated, obtuse or abruptly sharp-pointed, mostly linear-lanceolate to lanceolate; more or less woolly; disk flowers usually 5, 8-13 mm long, yellow.
Achenes appressed, short-hairy; pappus whitish, of numerous hairlike bristles.
||Value / Class
Moisture Regime (SMR)
[0 - very xeric; 4 - mesic;
8 - hydric]
of field plots
species was recorded in:
BEC Zone Class
All BEC Zones (# of stations/zone) species was recorded in
|BG(429), IDF(191), MS(1), PP(173)|
Source: Klinkenberg 2013
Synonyms and Alternate Names:
Chrysothamnus nauseosus (Pallas) Britton