Common Name: Plantainleaf Pussytoes

  • Habit: Perennial Herb
  • Light: Shade (< 2 hrs. direct sun), Part Shade (2-5 hrs. direct sun)
  • Water Needs: Average, Dry
  • Height: <1′
  • Flower: White, mar, Apr
  • Fruit: Tiny brown seeds with tufts of white hairs to catch the wind.
  • Fall Color: No
  • Natural Habitat: Upland Deciduous Forest, Woodland Edge
  • Larval host for: Painted Lady Butterfly, Vanessa cardui

SKU: ant_pla_000 Categories:
Antennaria plantaginifolia is a low-growing, dense colony forming herb comprised of an evergreen basal leaf rosette that sprouts a small stem topped with a tiny bloom.  Leaves are covered in silver hairs that give them a frosted look.  The erect stems bear tiny white flower heads. Prefers the dappled shade of a dry woodland floor.

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