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Antennaria alpina (L.) Gaertn.
Alpine everlasting, Alpine pussytoes
USDA Symbol: ANAL4
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
A mat-forming perennial with a branching root crown and ascending stems to 4 in. Basal leaves are white hairy and subtend clusters of small, soft, white flowerheads.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Root Type: Tap Leaf Complexity: Simple Leaf Shape: Oblanceolate Leaf Pubescence:
Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug
AK , MT Canada: AB
, QC Native Distribution:
Circumboreal, s. in N. America to n. Rockies & mts. of n. CA Native Habitat:
Open, rocky, mt. sites; 8000-12,000 ft. USDA Native Status: L48(N), AK(N), CAN(N)
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Moist
Soil Description: Moist, well-drained soils.
Conditions Comments: A good ground cover.
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
PropagationDescription: Not Available
Seed Collection: Not Available
Seed Treatment: Not Available
Commercially Avail: yes
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff