Gutierrezia sarothrae (Pursh) Britton & Rusby

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

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  • Scientific Name

    Gutierrezia sarothrae (Pursh) Britton & Rusby

  • Description

    Species Description - Subshrub 1–6 dm, branched below; lvs ± linear, to 3 cm × 2 mm; heads numerous, narrow, obconic; invol 3–4 mm; rays 3–8, 2–3 mm; pappus of the disk-fls of several short but evident scales, that of the rays similar but the scales shorter and broader; 2n=8. Dry soil in open places, especially where overgrazed; Man. and w. Minn. to Kans. and Okla., w. to Wash. and Mex. July–Sept.

  • Common Names