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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
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.