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Eurotia lanata (Pursh) Moq.


Plant Description:

  • Prairie plant growing up to 50 cm tall
  • White hairs covering the plant turn red as the plant ages
  • Good grazing plant as it maintains a high protein and mineral content through winter
  • Found on dry, sandy slopes and prairies
  • Found at Stops 1and 2


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-Sourced from Budd's Flora of the Canadian Prairie Provinces, 1979 and
Plants of the Western Boreal Forest & Aspen Parkland, 1995.
Refer to references for full publication details.

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