woolly sunflower

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Noun1.woolly sunflower - any plant of the genus Eriophyllum
wild flower, wildflower - wild or uncultivated flowering plant
Eriophyllum, genus Eriophyllum - genus of hairy herbs and shrubs of western North America
Eriophyllum lanatum, golden yarrow - greyish woolly leafy perennial with branched stems ending in leafless stalks bearing golden-yellow flower heads; dry areas western North America
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How, exactly, do you distinguish an Oregon Sunshine woolly sunflower from the Seaside woolly sunflower?
An environmental group called the Center for Biological Diversity earlier this week asked for the race to be postponed or relocated, citing concerns for potential harm to desert tortoises and Mohave ground squirrels and to rare plants, including the Barstow woolly sunflower and desert cymopterus.
Greeted by a yellow-blooming drift of wyethia and woolly sunflower, you make your way uphill on foot, using a generally west-tending trail, to the Watson Monument and Emigrant Pass marker.