Krascheninnikovia lanata

Winterfat
Krascheninnikovia lanata

Family: Amaranth (Amaranthaceae)
AKA: White Sage
Photo taken on: October 12, 2010
Location: White Rock, NM
Life Zones: Plains and foothills
Habitat: Dry, sunny, sandy areas

Grows to 3ft with white branches and silvery whorled leaves. Flowers are inconspicuous in the leaf axils but the fruits are densely silky bright white and easily seen from a distance.

Flora of North America reference.

White/Cream Long Clusters