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NC Native Plant Society:
Plant Details

Antennaria neglecta

Field Pussytoes

Scientific Name:

Antennaria neglecta

Genus:

Antennaria

Species Epithet:

neglecta

Common Name:

Field Pussytoes

Plant Type

Herb/Wildflower

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Invasive Status:

(*Key)

Size:

0-1 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

White

Light:

Sun - 6 or more hours of sun per day, Part Shade - 2 to 6 hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Dry

Bloom Time:

April, May, June

Growing Area:

Mountains, Piedmont

Habitat Description:

Dry woodlands and fields. Rare in NC mountains, uncommon in piedmont.

Leaf Arrangement:

Alternate, Basal

Leaf Retention:

Deciduous

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Simple

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Wildlife Value:

Has some wildlife value

Landscape Value:

Not Recommended for home landscapes

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

Go Botany: https://gobotany.nativeplanttrust.org/species/antennaria/neglecta/



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