Antennaria friesiana subsp. friesiana

Synonyms: Antennaria angustifolia E. Ekman Antennaria ekmaniana A. E. Porsild
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 19. Treatment on page 414. Mentioned on page 390, 413.

Gynoecious (staminates unknown). Plants 3.5–12.5 cm. Stolons 0.5–1 cm. Cauline leaves 7–14 mm. Heads 2–4. Involucres: staminate unknown; pistillate 6–7 mm. Corollas staminate unknown; pistillate 3.5–4 mm. Cypselae 1–2 mm; pappi: staminate unknown; pistillate 4–4.5 mm. 2n = 56, 63, 100+.


Phenology: Flowering summer.
Habitat: Arctic and alpine tundra, on or near dry rocky outcrops or sand ridges
Elevation: 100–1500 m

Distribution

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Greenland, Nfld. and Labr. (Labr.), N.W.T., Nunavut, Que., Yukon, Alaska, Siberia (arctic).

Discussion

The sexual progenitors of subsp. friesiana are subspp. alaskana and neoalaskana.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

Randall J. Bayer +
(Trautvetter) E. Ekman +
Antennaria alpina var. friesiana +
Greenland +, Nfld. and Labr. (Labr.) +, N.W.T. +, Nunavut +, Que. +, Yukon +, Alaska +  and Siberia (arctic). +
100–1500 m +
Arctic and alpine tundra, on or near dry rocky outcrops or sand ridges +
Flowering summer. +
Svensk Bot. Tidskr. +
Antennaria angustifolia +  and Antennaria ekmaniana +
Antennaria friesiana subsp. friesiana +
Antennaria friesiana +
subspecies +