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Antennaria rosea
rosy everlasting, rosy pussytoes
WTU specimens
Other herbaria

Distribution: Alaska to California, east to Quebec and New Mexico.

Habitat: Dry or moist ground, from near sea level to alpine.

Flowers: Late May - July

Conservation Status: Not of concern


Mat-forming, stoloniferous perennial 5-40 cm. tall, the herbage closely and persistently grey-woolly; stolons up to 10 cm. long, decumbent.


Leaves 1-nerved; basal leaves numerous, linear; cauline leaves alternate, few, narrowly linear.


Staminate plant very rare; heads several in a sub-capitate cyme; pistillate involucres 4-7 mm. long; scarious portion of the involucre bracts deep pink to white.



Accepted Name:
Antennaria rosea Greene

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ssp. arida – rosy everlasting, rosy pussytoes
ssp. confinis – rosy everlasting, rosy pussytoes
ssp. pulvinata – rosy everlasting, rosy pussytoes
ssp. rosea – rosy everlasting, rosy pussytoes
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Antennaria rosea in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Antennaria rosea checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Antennaria rosea atlas page.

CalPhotos: Antennaria rosea photos.

USDA Plants: Antennaria rosea information.

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