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Antennaria solitaria (Singlehead pussytoes)
Bloodworth, Stefan

Antennaria solitaria

Antennaria solitaria Rydb.

Singlehead Pussytoes

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Antennaria monocephala, Antennaria plantaginifolia var. monocephala


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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Linear , Oblong , Obovate , Spatulate
Leaf Margin: Entire
Breeding System: Flowers Unisexual , Dioecious
Size Notes: Up to about 14 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 , Green
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr


USA: AL , DC , GA , IN , KY , LA , MS , NC , OH , PA , SC , TN , VA , WV

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Moist

From the National Organizations Directory

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

Natural Biodiversity - Johnstown, PA

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2008-01-01
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