Antennaria rosea subsp. rosea

Synonyms: Antennaria acuminata Greene Antennaria alborosea A. E. Porsild Antennaria chlorantha Greene Antennaria formosa Greene Antennaria hendersonii Piper Antennaria imbricata E. E. Nelson Antennaria lanulosa Greene Antennaria neodioica var. chlorantha (Greene) B. Boivin Antennaria oxyphylla Greene Antennaria rosea subsp. divaricata unknown Antennaria speciosa unknown
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 19. Treatment on page 410. Mentioned on page 409.
Plants 10–40 cm. Stolons 2–7 cm. Basal leaves spatulate, oblanceolate, or cuneate, 20–40 mm, faces usually gray-pubescent, adaxial sometimes green-glabrous. Cauline leaves 8–36 mm. Heads 6–20. Involucres: pistillate 5–8 mm. Phyllaries distally usually green, pink, red, or white, seldom brown. Corollas: pistillate 3–4.5 mm. Pappi: pistillate 4–6 mm. 2n = 42, 56.

Phenology: Flowering summer.
Habitat: Dry to moist habitats, tundra, rock outcrops, fields, meadows, forests, savannas, and roadcuts, other similarly disturbed places
Elevation: 400–3800 m



Alta., B.C., Man., N.W.T., Ont., Sask., Yukon, Alaska, Calif., Colo., Idaho, Mich., Minn., Mont., N.Dak., Oreg. Utah, Wash., Wyo.


Subspecies rosea is most closely related to Antennaria corymbosa and A. racemosa (R. J. Bayer 1989e), as shown by its relatively long basal leaves ranging from gray-pubescent to adaxially green-glabrous.

Subspecies rosea is expected to occur in Nevada.



Lower Taxa

No lower taxa listed.