Antennaria rosea subsp. confinis

(Greene) R. J. Bayer

Brittonia 41: 57. 1989.

Basionym: Antennaria confinis Greene Pittonia 4: 40. 1899
Synonyms: Antennaria affinis Fernald Antennaria albicans Fernald Antennaria angustifolia Rydberg Antennaria arida var. humilis (Rydberg) E. E. Nelson Antennaria breitungii A. E. Porsild Antennaria brevistyla Fernald Antennaria concinna E. E. Nelson Antennaria dioica var. kernensis Jepson Antennaria elegans A. E. Porsild Antennaria foliacea var. humilis Rydberg Antennaria incarnata A. E. Porsild Antennaria laingii A. E. Porsild Antennaria leontopodioides Cody Antennaria leuchippii Porsild Antennaria polyphylla Greene ex C. F. Baker (name published without description) Antennaria rosea var. angustifolia (Rydberg) E. E. Nelson Antennaria sedoides Greene Antennaria sordida Fernald Antennaria subviscosa E. E. Nelson Antennaria tomentella
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 19. Treatment on page 409. Mentioned on page 410.

Plants 9–25 cm. Stolons 1.5–4.5 cm. Basal leaves spatulate to cuneate, 10–20 mm, faces gray-pubescent. Cauline leaves 6–20 mm. Heads 4–11. Involucres: pistillate 4–6.5 mm. Phyllaries distally usually brown, sometimes cream, gray, or pale yellow. Corollas: pistillate 2.5–4 mm. Pappi: pistillate 3.5–5 mm. 2n = 42, 56, (70).

Phenology: Flowering summer.
Habitat: Dry to moist habitats, tundra, rock outcrops, fields, meadows, forests, savannas, and roadcuts, other similarly disturbed places
Elevation: 0–3800 m



Greenland, Alta., B.C., Nfld. and Labr. (Labr.), N.W.T., Nunavut, Ont., Que., Yukon, Alaska, Ariz., Calif., Colo., Idaho, Mont., Nev., N.Mex. (expected), Oreg., Utah, Wash., Wyo.


Subspecies confinis is closely related to Antennaria pulchella and A. umbrinella (R. J. Bayer 1989e), as shown by its relatively small basal leaves and smallish heads that usually have dark phyllaries.

Selected References


Lower Taxa

Randall J. Bayer +
(Greene) R. J. Bayer +
Antennaria confinis +
Greenland +, Alta. +, B.C. +, Nfld. and Labr. (Labr.) +, N.W.T. +, Nunavut +, Ont. +, Que. +, Yukon +, Alaska +, Ariz. +, Calif. +, Colo. +, Idaho +, Mont. +, Nev. +, N.Mex. (expected) +, Oreg. +, Utah +, Wash. +  and Wyo. +
0–3800 m +
Dry to moist habitats, tundra, rock outcrops, fields, meadows, forests, savannas, and roadcuts, other similarly disturbed places +
Flowering summer. +
Antennaria affinis +, Antennaria albicans +, Antennaria angustifolia +, Antennaria arida var. humilis +, Antennaria breitungii +, Antennaria brevistyla +, Antennaria concinna +, Antennaria dioica var. kernensis +, Antennaria elegans +, Antennaria foliacea var. humilis +, Antennaria incarnata +, Antennaria laingii +, Antennaria leontopodioides +, Antennaria leuchippii +, Antennaria polyphylla +, Antennaria rosea var. angustifolia +, Antennaria sedoides +, Antennaria sordida +, Antennaria subviscosa +  and Antennaria tomentella +
Antennaria rosea subsp. confinis +
Antennaria rosea +
subspecies +