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Flower heads
Hwy 97 - SS


Yavapai County Native & Naturalized Plants

Eriophyllum lanosum - woolly eriophyllum

Synonyms: Antheropeas lanosum
Other Common Names: woolly daisy
Plant Form: Forb

Family: Asteraceae


   
 
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Flower head
Hwy 97
SS
Leaves and stem
Castle Hot Springs Rd
SS
Leaves and stem
Hwy 97
SS
Plant - spring
Castle Hot Springs Rd
SS
Plant - spring
Hwy 97
SS
Forb Plant Description

Origin: Native   Life Cycle: Annual
General Desc: Very low growing annual with open branching and woolly appearance. Can carpet the ground after sufficient winter rains.
Height: 1-1/2 inches


Habitat

Habitat Description: Dry gravelly slopes and mesas.
Plant Communities: Desert Scrub, Interior Chaparral, Semidesert Grasslands
Elevation: 1000 - 3000 feet


Flower Characteristics

Color: White and yellow     Shape: Daisy or Dandelion-like not in clusters     Tubular: N     Flowering Period: Feb - May
Description: Rays are white and disks are yellow. Has woolly appearance to 1/4 inch wide. Appears at ends of woolly stems.


Leaf and Stem Characteristics

Leaf Color: Grayish-white to grayish-green     Leaf Type: Simple     Leaf Shape: Narrow     Leaf Margin: Smooth     Leaf Attachment: Alternate     Leaves Clasp: N
Hairs: Leaves and stems     Spines: N
Leaf Description: Has woolly appearance to 1/4 inch long.


Fruit and Seed Characteristics

Fruit Type: Achene


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