|Scientific Name||Pseudognaphalium canescens||USDA PLANTS Symbol||PSCA11|
|Common Name||Wright's Cudweed||ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.||508108|
|Description||Habitat: Dry rocky slopes, lava beds, grasslands and woodlands, from 3,500-8,500 ft.
Plant: Erect annual or perennial up to 20 inches tall; much-branched white-woolly stems.
Leaves: Alternate, sessile, not decurrent, oblanceolate (lower) to broadly linear (upper), 3/4 to 4 inches long, white-woolly surfaces.
Inflorescence: Open panicles of multiple clusters on branching stem tips, each with several small 1/4-long bud-like flowers; no petals; many overlapping, pearly white phyllaries; many small, yellow to brown disk florets.
Bloom Period: May to November.
Reference: SEINet and Burke Herbarium.
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Banner photo of Lupinus ssp. by Rick Capozza, Austin TX
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