Synonyms: Antennaria microphylla Other names: Nomenclature: rosea = rose colored Nativity / Invasiveness: Montana native plant
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General: 5-40 cm tall, slender. Growth habit: Mat-forming perennial with erect stems from rooting shoots. Stems: densely and persistently short gray-hairy.
Leaves: basal spatulate-shaped or lance-shaped, broadest toward tip, pointed, commonly 8-30 mm long and 2-7 mm wide. Stem leaves alternate, few and narrowly lance-shaped. All leaves are persistently short woolly gray-hairy.
Flowerheads: female and male on separate plants, several in a compact or loose cluster. Female involucres 4-7 mm high, the membranous portion of the bracts is deep pink to bright white or dull whitish. Dry female corollas are mostly 2.5-4.5 mm long.