Tephroseris lindstroemii

(Ostenfeld) Á Löve & D. Löve

Bot. Not. 128: 520. 1976

Basionyms: Senecio integrifolius var. lindstroemii Ostenfeld Skr. Vidensk.-Selsk. Christiana, Math.-Naturvidensk. Kl. 1909(8): 70. 1910
Synonyms: Senecio bivestitus Cronquist Senecio lindstroemii (Ostenfeld) A. E. Porsild Senecio tundricola subsp. lindstroemii (Ostenfeld) Korobkov Tephroseris tundricola subsp. lindstroemii (Ostenfeld) Wiebe
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 20. Treatment on page 618. Mentioned on page 616.

Perennials, 10–25(–50) cm (white or gray, floccose- or lanate-tomentose, hairs somewhat matted, sometimes with closely appressed hairs beneath the matted hairs, unevenly glabrate, especially proximal stems, adaxial faces of leaves, and phyllaries; rhizomes creeping or suberect). Stems single or loosely clustered. Leaves basal and cauline; petioles winged (passing into blades); blades lanceolate to ovate, 3–6(–10) × 1–2.5 cm, margins wavy or subentire to denticulate (cauline similar, narrower, sessile, weakly-clasping, bractlike). Heads 1–4(–6 +). Involucres ± abruptly contracted to peduncles. Phyllaries usually 21, purplish (most of lengths, glabrate), (5–)7–10 mm. Ray florets usually 13 or 21; corolla laminae 10–15(–20) mm. Disc florets 50–80+; corollas orange or orange-yellow. Cypselae pubescent; pappi white. 2n = 46, 48.

Phenology: Flowering Jun–Aug.
Habitat: Alpine meadows, open tundra
Elevation: 1000–3200 m



B.C., N.W.T., Yukon, Alaska, Mont., Wyo., e Asia (Russian Far East).


For Russia, S. S. Kharkevich (1985+, vol. 6) and I. M. Krasnoborov et al. (1987+, vol. 13) treated this taxon as T. tundricola subsp. lindstroemii. It has been widely known in American literature as Senecio fuscatus, a misapplied name.

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Lower Taxa


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Theodore M. Barkley† +  and David F. Murray +
(Ostenfeld) Á Löve & D. Löve +
Senecio integrifolius var. lindstroemii +
B.C. +, N.W.T. +, Yukon +, Alaska +, Mont. +, Wyo. +  and e Asia (Russian Far East). +
1000–3200 m +
Alpine meadows, open tundra +
Flowering Jun–Aug. +
Senecio bivestitus +, Senecio lindstroemii +, Senecio tundricola subsp. lindstroemii +  and Tephroseris tundricola subsp. lindstroemii +
Tephroseris lindstroemii +
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