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Antennaria lanata

Antennaria lanata (Hook.) Greene

Woolly Pussytoes

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Antennaria carpatica var. lanata

USDA Symbol: ANLA3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)

A woolly, clump-forming plant of mountain meadows.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 8 inches tall.
Fruit: Fruit is a cypsela (pl. cypselae). Though technically incorrect, the fruit is often referred to as an achene.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug


USA: ID , MT , OR , WA , WY
Canada: AB , BC
Native Distribution: British Columbia and Alberta south to Oregon, Idaho, and Wyoming.
Native Habitat: Alpine and subalpine meadows.

Growing Conditions

Water Use: Low
Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry

Find Seed or Plants

Find seed sources for this species at the Native Seed Network.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Native Seed Network - Corvallis, OR

Additional resources

USDA: Find Antennaria lanata in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Antennaria lanata in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Antennaria lanata


Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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