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Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia
Stenotus acaulis (Nutt.) Nutt.
Stemless mock goldenweed, Stemless Goldenweed
Synonym(s): Haplopappus acaulis, Haplopappus acaulis ssp. typicus, Haplopappus acaulis var. glabratus, Stenotus acaulis var. acaulis, Stenotus acaulis var. glabratus
USDA Symbol: STAC
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
Numerous nearly leafless stalks, each topped with 1 yellow flower head, growing from dark green, erect, stiff leaves in dense tufts or mats.
The very similar Thrift Goldenweed (S. armerioides), found from Montana south to Arizona and New Mexico, and east to Nebraska, can be distinguished by the round tips on its bracts.
Bloom InformationBloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug
, WY Native Distribution:
Southeastern Oregon south along eastern slopes of Sierra Nevada, east to central Idaho and Colorado, and northeast to southwestern Montana and central Canada. Native Habitat:
Dry open places from foothills to fairly high elevations.
From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
- Santa Barbara, CA
Record Last Modified: 2014-04-16
Research By: TWC Staff