|Scientific Name||Pseudognaphalium obtusifolium||USDA PLANTS Symbol||PSOB3|
|Common Name||Rabbit-tobacco, Sweet Everlasting||ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.||507657|
|Description||Habitat: Sandy or rocky soils in dry, open prairies, pastures, roadsides, open woods, and waste areas.
Plant: Erect annual, 1 to 3 feet tall; one to few white-woolly stems, branched above.
Leaves: Alternate, sessile, not clasping or decurrent, narrowly linear-lanceolate to elliptic or oblanceolate, 1 to 4 inches long; green and mostly smooth upper surfaces, white-woolly beneath.
Inflorescence: Multiple (1 to 5) terminal clusters on branching stems, each with several small 1/4-long bud-like flowers; no petals; many overlapping, papery, whitish to brown phyllaries; many small, yellow to brown disk florets.
Bloom Period: September to November.
Reference: "Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas" by Correll and Johnston, SEINet, Minnesota Wildflowers and Kansas Wildflowers and Grasses.
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Banner photo of Lupinus ssp. by Rick Capozza, Austin TX
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