Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


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  Antennaria neglecta Greene image
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Family Asteraceae
Antennaria neglecta Greene
cat's-foot, field pussy-toes
Antennaria: from the Latin antenna, because of the resemblance of the male flowers to insect antennae
neglecta: neglected or overlooked
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, 4"-16" tall forb; fibrous roots with colony-forming stolons of more than 1/3" long
Flower: head white to pinkish, brush-like with numerous, tubular disk flowers, no rays; inflorescence dense, terminal clusters; blooms April-June
Fruit:seeds on dense fluffy pappus
Leaf:alternate, upper leaves white-hairy with an upturned tip, basal leaves becoming hairless, only the mid-vein distinct, main leaves less than 1/2" wide
Habitat: dry to moderate moisture; fields, woods, prairies, lawns; in sandy soil
Notes: very similar to A. howelii

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Flora of North America (off site)
Antennaria angustiarum Lunell
Antennaria athabascensis Greene
Antennaria campestris Rydb.
Antennaria campestris Rydb. var. athabascensis (Greene) B.Boivin
Antennaria chelonica Lunell
Antennaria erosa Greene
Antennaria howellii Greene var. athabascensis (Greene) B.Boivin
Antennaria howellii Greene var. campestris (Rydb.) B.Boivin
Antennaria longifolia Greene
Antennaria lunellii Greene
Antennaria nebraskensis Greene
Antennaria neglecta Greene var. athabascensis (Greene) Roy L.Taylor & MacBryde
Antennaria neglecta Greene var. campestris (Rydb.) Steyerm.
Antennaria neglecta Greene var. neglecta
Antennaria parvula Greene
Antennaria wilsonii Greene

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