5. Eriophyllum wallacei (A. Gray) A. Gray, Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts. 19: 25. 1883.
Woolly easterbonnets, Wallace’s woolly daisy
Bahia wallacei A. Gray in War Department [U.S.], Pacif. Railr. Rep. 4(5): 105. 1857; Antheropeas wallacei (A. Gray) Rydberg; Eriophyllum wallacei var. rubellum (A. Gray) A. Gray
Annuals, 1–15 cm. Stems erect to spreading or ascending. Leaf blades obovate to spatulate, 7–20 mm, sometimes 3-lobed, ultimate margins entire, plane (apices ± rounded), faces ± woolly. Heads usually borne singly. Peduncles 1–3 cm. Involucres broadly campanulate, 4–6 mm diam. Phyllaries 5–10, distinct. Ray florets 5–10; laminae usually cream or yellow, sometimes white with red veins, 3–4 mm. Disc florets 20–30; corollas 2–3 mm (tubes cylindric, throats funnelform, gradually dilated, lobes glandular; anther appendages subulate, not glandular). Cypselae ± 2 mm; pappi usually of 6–10 ± oblong scales 0.4–0.8 mm, rarely 0. 2n = 10 + 0–1 I or 0–3 B.
Flowering Dec–Jul. Sandy or gravelly openings, creosote-bush or sagebrush scrublands, Joshua Tree or pinyon-juniper woodlands, or chaparral; 30–2400 m; Ariz., Calif., Nev., Utah; Mexico (Baja California).