Glehnia littoralis ssp. leiocarpa

Beach Silvertop

Prostrate, spreading outward from woody base. Leaves fleshy, with 1–4 in. petiole; blade 1–6 in. wide, divided pinnately, and divided again to 3 egg-shaped leaflets with coarse teeth. Leaflets hairless above, white matted hairs beneath. Inflorescence is tight cluster of white flowers on hairy stalks. Grows in sandy beaches and dunes.

  • Rarity: Locally Common
  • Flowering Time: Early Summer
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
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  • Habitat: Coastal
  • Found In: Olympic Np
  • Native: Yes

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