Vascular Plants - Asteraceae - Antennaria:
Antennaria parvifolia
Page Author: David Giblin
little-leaf pussytoes, small-leaf pussytoes 
Blooms: May-July
Habit: herb
Duration: perennial
Origin: Native
Conservation Status: Sensitive

Distribution: Eastern base of the Rocky Mountains, extending westward rarely to eastern Washington and British Columbia.
Habitat: Foothills and dry open areas to moderate elevations.
Species Description:

General: Stout, mat-forming, stoloniferous perennial up to 15 cm. tall, densely white-woolly throughout.
Leaves: Basal leaves oblanceolate, 1-3.5 cm. long and 2.5-10 cm. wide; stem leaves linear.
Flowers: Heads numerous in a tight cluster; pistillate involucres 7-11 mm. high, the bracts blunt-tipped, the scarious part bright white, rarely pink; pistillate corollas 5-8 mm. long.
Fruits: Achene
Accepted Name:
Antennaria parvifolia Nutt.

Treated in Flora of the PNW as:
Antennaria parvifolia
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria Specimens: View list of all Antennaria parvifolia specimens in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WTU Herbarium Specimens: View list of Antennaria parvifolia specimens in the WTU Herbarium database.

Washington Flora Checklist: Antennaria parvifolia treatment.

E-Flora BC: Antennaria parvifolia atlas page.

CalPhotos: Antennaria parvifolia images.

USDA Plants Database: Antennaria parvifolia.
Additional photographs of Antennaria parvifolia:
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Florence Caplow

Bud Kovalchik

Bud Kovalchik

Bud Kovalchik

Bud Kovalchik
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