Synonyms: Eurotia lanata, Krascheninnikovia lanata and Ceratoides lanata ( You may find it listed either way as the botanists cannot agree, other than to make life difficult.) Winter Fat is a 2-3' perennial. This plant is native all over the place. You'll find it thriving in bad spots throughout the west. I've seen it above Bishop, in Taft, and in our county. Once you know what it is, you can identify it from the car, at 60 mph. It's used by wildlife as winter browse . For us it is very gray with flowers that stand out with so much white-gray brilliance I think you could find it in the dark. Grows in sandy, or clay alkaline soils, usually high in calcium.
Foliage of Eurotia lanata has color white and is evergreen.
Flower of Eurotia lanata has color na.
Communities for Eurotia lanata:Creosote Bush Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland and Shadscale Scrub.