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Kingdom  Plantae
Subfamily  Asteroideae
Scientific name  Antennaria
Rank  Genus
Order  Asterales
Tribe  Gnaphalieae
Higher classification  Daisy family
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Lower classifications  Antennaria dioica, Antennaria rosea, Antennaria alpina, Antennaria howellii, Antennaria dimorpha

Pussytoes antennaria plantaginifolia

Antennaria is a genus of herbaceous perennial plants in the family Asteraceae, native to temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere, with one species (A. chilensis) in temperate southern South America; the highest species diversity is in North America. Common names include catsfoot or cat's-foot, pussytoes and everlasting.


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Different Antennaria species reach between 10 cm and 50 cm in height. The leaves are basal and often stem leaves. The name Antennaria refers to the projecting stamens seen on the flowers of some species, resembling insect antennae.

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Antennaria species are used as food plants by the larvae of some Lepidoptera species including Vanessa virginiensis (American painted lady), Coleophora pappiferella (which feeds exclusively on A. dioica), Schinia verna (which feeds on several Antennaria species).

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  • Antennaria × erigeroides Greene (pro sp.)
  • Antennaria × foliacea Greene (pro sp.)
  • Antennaria × macounii Greene (pro sp.)
  • Antennaria × oblancifolia E.Nels. (pro sp.)

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