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Antennaria microphylla

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Kingdom  Plantae
Genus  Antennaria
Rank  Species
Family  Asteraceae
Scientific name  Antennaria microphylla
Order  Asterales
Antennaria microphylla Antennaria microphylla Littleleaf Pussytoes
Similar  Antennaria, Antennaria rosea, Antennaria parvifolia, Antennaria racemosa, Antennaria corymbosa

Antennaria microphylla (littleleaf pussytoes, rosy pussytoes, pink pussytoes, small pussytoes, dwarf everlasting) is a stoloniferous perennial forb in the (aster family). It is widespread across northern and western North America, from Alaska and the three Canadian Arctic territories east to Quebec and south to Minnesota, New Mexico, and California.

Antennaria microphylla Antennaria microphylla Littleleaf Pussytoes


Antennaria microphylla can be found growing in plains, hills, dry meadow, and open wood habitats. It is a small herb with male and female flowers on separate plants. It grows from 1.2 to 12 inches (3.0 to 30.5 cm) with spoon shaped or oblong leaves; it blossoms from late May to July. The Columbian ground squirrel feeds on Litteleaf pussytoes.

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References

Antennaria microphylla Wikipedia


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