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Antennaria parlinii Fernald
Parlin's Pussytoes, Ladies' Tobacco
Asteraceae (Aster Family)
USDA Symbol: ANPA9
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
Size Notes: Up to about 18 inches tall.
Fruit: Fruit is a cypsela (pl. cypselae). Though technically incorrect, the fruit is often referred to as an achene.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr
DistributionUSA: AL , AR , CT , DC , DE , GA , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MS , NC , ND , NE , NH , NJ , NM , NY , OH , OK , PA , RI , SC , SD , TN , TX , VA , VT , WI , WV
Canada: MB , NB , NS , ON , QC
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Low
Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry
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From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Pineywoods Native Plant Center - Nacogdoches, TX
Natural Biodiversity - Johnstown, PA
BibliographyBibref 946 - Gardening with Prairie Plants: How to Create Beautiful Native Landscapes (2002) Wasowski, Sally
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Antennaria parlinii in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Antennaria parlinii in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Antennaria parlinii
MetadataRecord Modified: 2009-02-19
Research By: TWC Staff