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Antennaria howellii ssp. neodioica (Greene) Bayer
USDA Symbol: ANHON
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
The pussytoes are a difficult group taxonomically, and many are similar. This one reproduces apomictally, i.e. through non-fertilized seed that has a complete genome. It is quite common in the Toronto area. Pussytoes have attractive, silvery foliage.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Flower:
Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
CO , CT , DC , DE , ID , IL , IN , KY , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MT , NC , ND , NE , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OR , PA , RI , SD , TN , VA , VT , WA , WI , WV , WY Canada: AB
, SK Native Habitat:
Savannah,Prairie/Meadow/Field,Rocky Bluff USDA Native Status: L48(N), CAN(N),
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Low
Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry
Soil Description: Clay, Sand
Larval Host: Painted lady
Butterflies and Moths of North America (BAMONA)
Antennaria howellii ssp. neodioica
is a larval host and/or nectar source for:
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff