Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Antennaria parlinii Fernald image
Photographer: Kyle Steele           

from USDA Plants Website
Family Asteraceae
Antennaria parlinii Fernald
Parlin's pussy-toes, plantain pussy-toes
Antennaria: from the Latin antenna, because of the resemblance of the male flowers to insect antennae
parlinii: for its discoverer John Crawford Parlin (1863-1948)
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, 4"-16" tall, woolly forb; fibrous roots with colony-forming stolons
Flower: head brush-like with numerous, white to pinkish, tubular disk flowers more than 1/8" long, no rays; inflorescence in dense, terminal clusters; blooms April-June
Fruit:seed on dense fluffy pappus
Leaf:alternate, basal leaves usually becoming hairless on the top, often evergreen, 3-5 prominent veins on the bottom, upper leaves smaller
Habitat: dry to moderate moisture; open woods
Notes: very similar to A. plantaginifolia
(Glossary)

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