PlantsAntennaria→Dwarf Pussytoes (Antennaria parvifolia)

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Antennaria parvifolia Accepted
Antennaria aureola Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Plant Height: 2-6 inches
Leaves: Other: Silvery and hairy on both sides
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Alpine Gardening
Uses: Groundcover
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Resistances: Tolerates dry shade
Propagation: Other methods: Stolons and runners
Miscellaneous: Dioecious

The flowers are still in bud form.  They look \"fuzzy\"

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Location: Estes Park, CODate: 2013-06-08The flowers are still in bud form.  They look \"fuzzy\"
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Location: Estes Park, CODate: 2013-06-08
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Posted by KFredenburg (Black Hills, SD - Zone 5a) on Jun 21, 2020 12:58 PM

Some plants in this species produce seeds in the usual manner, by fertilization of eggs in the ovary, but others do not require fertilization. The tightly clustered basal leaves and the near absence of dark bases on the bracts of the flower heads help distinguish Dwarf Pussytoes from other members of this large genus.

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