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Gossypianthus lanuginosus var. lanuginosus (Woolly cottonflower)
Huecksteadt, John

Gossypianthus lanuginosus var. lanuginosus

Gossypianthus lanuginosus (Poir.) Moq. var. lanuginosus

Woolly Cottonflower

Amaranthaceae (Amaranth Family)

Synonym(s): Gossypianthus lanuginosus var. sheldonii, Gossypianthus rigidiflorus, Gossypianthus sheldonii, Guilleminea lanuginosa, Guilleminea lanuginosa var. rigidiflora, Guilleminea lanuginosa var. sheldonii

USDA Symbol: GOLAL

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

The Amaranthaceae are a family of annual or perennial herbs with small, crowded flowers. There are usually 5 sepals and no petals. Filaments of the stamens are often united into a short tube.

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
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Bloom Information

Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec

Distribution

USA: NM , OK , TX

Additional resources

USDA: Find Gossypianthus lanuginosus var. lanuginosus in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Gossypianthus lanuginosus var. lanuginosus in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Gossypianthus lanuginosus var. lanuginosus

Metadata

Record Modified: 2012-06-06
Research By: TWC Staff

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