Densely tufted
bushy upper parts
damp conspicuous crowns
bearing threadlike
sharp teeth.
Leathery yellow and
prominently veined.
White-woolly silky midribs.
Erect and obscure
feather-like yet


© S.F. Jones, 2016

Poem created from found text:
Kershaw, Linda, Joyce Gould, Derek Johnson, and Jane Lancaster, Rare Vascular Plants of Alberta. Edmonton: The University of Alberta Press, Natural Resources Canada, and Canadian Forest Services, 2001.