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Antennaria media

Antennaria media Greene

Rocky Mountain Pussytoes

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Antennaria alpina var. media, Antennaria austromontana, Antennaria candida, Antennaria densa, Antennaria gormanii, Antennaria modesta, Antennaria mucronata

USDA Symbol: ANME2

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

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 6 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 , Red , Yellow
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug
Bloom Notes: No ray florets present, only disc florets.

Distribution

USA: AK , AZ , CA , CO , ID , MT , NM , NV , OR , UT , WA , WY
Canada: AB , BC , NT , YT

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FAC FAC
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2018-12-11
Research By: CBR

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