Stenotus lanuginosus facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsStenotus lanuginosus
Stenotus lanuginosus is a species of flowering plant in the aster family known by the common names woolly mock goldenweed and woolly stenotus.
The plant is endemic to the western United States, especially the Great Basin region of the inland Pacific Northwest, northeastern California, and northern Nevada. It grows in cold, dry regions such as sagebrush plateau and high mountain slopes in subalpine and alpine climates.
Stenotus lanuginosus is a perennial herb usually forming a compact tuft of herbage with a fibrous root system. The leaves are linear to widely lance-shaped leaves and measure up to 10 centimeters long. They are coated in white woolly fibers and are generally glandular.
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