Gnaphalium pringlei Gray
Family: Asteraceae Synonyms: Pseudognaphalium pringlei (Gray) A. Anderb.
Description: Stems glandular-pilose, leaves lanceolate, decurrent, tomentose beneath, strongly glandular above; heads nearly cylindrical, not subtended by leafy bracts, 30-35 flowers per capitula, involucres strongly graduated, bracts scarious and whitish at the tip (1).
Distribution: NM: Open slopes, extreme southwestern, 4,000-8,000 ft.; ARIZ: Mazatal Mountains, and mountains of Cochise, Santa Cruz, and Pima counties, 4,000-8,000 ft, canyons, Southern Arizona and Chihuahua (2).
Plants Seen or Cited: (both NMSU specimens are not the same taxon) NMSU 65366, 18 Aug 1994, Chihuahua MX, Laguna de Babicora; NMSU 39294, 12 Oct 1905, Durango MX, Mesa de Sandia.
1: Martin & Hutchins, 1981
2: Kearney & Peebles, 1951
No www information as of 10 Feb 98.Information Compiled By: Patricia Barlow-Irick, 1998