Monthly Archives: July 2010

Eriophyllum lanatum – Woolly sunflower

This is a lovely 10″-15″ multistemmed perennial. Leaves are bluish green, 1-3″ long, woolly and deeply lobed. Single, yellow ray flowers surround a prominent disc flower. Found in dry open habitats on bluffs and slopes. Native from S. BC to … Continue reading

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Eriogonum umbellatum – Sulphur buckwheat

A spreading perennial with a crown of prostrate branches forming mats up to 2 feet wide. Spoon shaped leaves are greenish above and gray, woolly below. Flowers are light to deep yellow on compact clusters atop 3″-12″ stems. Found on … Continue reading

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Antennaria lanata – Woolly pussytoes

A tufted perennial 6″ tall. Thick white woolly stems with narrow and upright basal leaves. A few stem leaves. Compact clusters of white flowers at the tips. The woolly leaves may help the plant retain heat and water in the … Continue reading

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