Saussurea angustifolia var. yukonensis

A. E. Porsild
Bull. Natl. Mus. Canada 101: 28. 1945.
Synonyms: Saussurea angustifolia subsp. yukonensis (A. E. Porsild) W. J. Cody Saussurea viscida var. yukonensis (A. E. Porsild) Hultén
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 19. Treatment on page 167. Mentioned on page 166.

Plants 3–14 cm. Stems simple, lightly arachnoid. Leaves often wider than 8 mm; basal lanceolate to elliptic, margins denticulate, arachnoid throughout; cauline narrower, crowded, usually surpassing heads. Heads crowded. Phyllaries unequal in 3–5 series; outer usually 2–4 times longer than wide.

Phenology: Flowering Jul–Aug.
Habitat: Usually dry sites, arctic and alpine tundras
Elevation: 10–1300 m


Selected References


Lower Taxa


David J. Keil +
A. E. Porsild +
Serratula alpina var. angustifolia +
N.W.T. +, Yukon +  and Alaska. +
10–1300 m +
Usually dry sites, arctic and alpine tundras +
Flowering Jul–Aug. +
Bull. Natl. Mus. Canada +
Saussurea angustifolia subsp. yukonensis +  and Saussurea viscida var. yukonensis +
Saussurea angustifolia var. yukonensis +
Saussurea angustifolia +
variety +