Asteraceae
Packera cana

Woolly Groundsel

Erect, with single or few stems. Basal leaves on long petioles, 1–2 in. long, oval, widening toward tip, entire, gray, covered in felt-like matted hairs; leaves along woolly stems are smaller, toothed or lobed. Flower heads 6–12, on stalks, atop stems, with 8 or possibly 13 ray flowers surrounding many disk flowers. Found in rocky soils at mid to high elevations.

  • Rarity: Common
  • Flowering Time: All Summer
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 6--18 inches
  • Habitat: Shrub-Steppe, Subalpine
  • Found In: Great Basin, Steens, Wallowas, Siskiyous, N Cascades NP
  • Native: Yes