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Antennaria howellii

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Kingdom  Plantae
Genus  Antennaria
Higher classification  Antennaria
Order  Asterales
Scientific name  Antennaria howellii
Rank  Species
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Similar  Antennaria, Daisy family, Antennaria racemosa, Antennaria corymbosa, Antennaria neglecta


Antennaria howellii (everlasting or Howell's pussytoes) is a North American species in the genus Antennaria within the sunflower family. It is native to northern Alaska, much of Canada including the Arctic territories, and the northern United States as far south as northern California, Colorado and North Carolina.

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Antennaria howellii is an evergreen perennial plant. The form is usually basal rosettes, largely clonally propagated. The basal rosette leaves are 2–4 cm long and 6–12 mm broad, light green and spatulate, with a thin arm and a broad tip with a point. They have woolly white undersides. The flowerheads appear in May, on a stem 15–35 cm tall with smaller, slender leaves 1–4 cm long. It is commonly seen growing under pine stands.

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Subspecies
  • Antennaria howellii subsp. howellii - western + north-central USA, western + central Canada including Yukon
  • Antennaria howellii subsp. canadensis - northeastern USA, eastern + central Canada including Labrador
  • Antennaria howellii subsp. neodioica - Canada, northern USA
  • Antennaria howellii subsp. petaloidea - Canada, northern USA

  • Antennaria howellii Antennaria howellii Colorado Wildflowers

    The plant is named for American botanist Thomas J. Howell, who collected the first known specimens of the plant in 1887.

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    Antennaria howellii Plants Profile for Antennaria howellii neodioica Howell39s pussytoes

    References

    Antennaria howellii Wikipedia


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