Filago pyramidata


Sp. Pl. 2: 1199. 1753.

Common names: Broadleaf cottonrose cotonnière spatulée
Synonyms: Filago germanica Hudson
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 19. Treatment on page 449. Mentioned on page 448.



B.C., Calif., s Europe, sw Asia, n Africa, Atlantic Islands, introduced.


Varieties 4 (1 in the flora).

Filago pyramidata was first collected in North America in 1935 (G. Wagenitz 1976). It is known in the flora only from northwestern California and from Saturna Island, British Columbia. It is variable in its native range; additional named varieties may eventually turn up in the flora. The name F. vulgaris was misapplied to this species by P. A. Munz (1968).

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