Eriophyllum lanosum

(A. Gray) A. Gray

Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 19: 25. 1883.

Common names: White easterbonnets or woolly daisy
Basionym: Burrielia lanosa A. Gray in War Department [U.S.], Pacif. Railr. Rep. 4(5): 107. 1857
Synonyms: Antheropeas lanosum (A. Gray) Rydberg
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 21. Treatment on page 355. Mentioned on page 353, 354.

Annuals, 3–15 cm. Stems decumbent to ascending. Leaves: blades oblanceolate to linear, 5–20 mm, rarely lobed, ultimate margins, usually entire, plane (apices acute), faces sparsely woolly. Heads borne singly. Peduncles 1–5 cm. Involucres campanulate to obconic, 3–5 mm diam. Phyllaries 8–10, distinct. Ray florets 8–10; laminae white with red veins, 3–5 mm. Disc florets 10–20; corollas 2–3 mm (tubes cylindric, throats funnelform, gradually dilated, lobes glandular; anther appendages subulate, not glandular). Cypselae 2.5–4.5 mm; pappi of 5 subulate scales 1.5–2.5 mm plus 4–5 oblong scales ± 0.5 mm. 2n = 8.

Phenology: Flowering Feb–May.
Habitat: Sandy or gravelly openings, desert scrublands
Elevation: 70–1400 m



Ariz., Calif., Nev., N.Mex., Utah, Mexico (Baja California).


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Lower Taxa

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Dale E. Johnson +  and John S. Mooring +
(A. Gray) A. Gray +
Burrielia lanosa +
White easterbonnets or woolly daisy +
Ariz. +, Calif. +, Nev. +, N.Mex. +, Utah +  and Mexico (Baja California). +
70–1400 m +
Sandy or gravelly openings, desert scrublands +
Flowering Feb–May. +
Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts +
Antheropeas lanosum +
Eriophyllum lanosum +
Eriophyllum +
species +