Antennaria plantaginifolia plantain-leaved pussytoes Asteraceae ANPL; Bx, pb (DeCandido 2001);


Antennaria plantaginifolia. © 2002 Janet Novak.

Antennaria plantaginifolia. © 2002 Janet Novak. (Accessed 3/2014).

Antennaria plantaginifolia is a is a perennial herb, much like A. neglecta; stem wooly

Leaves at the base of the plant (basal leaves) rounded, 1.4-6 cm long, 1.5-4 cm wide, with 3 or 5 major veins, very hairy below, leaves of the stem smaller. 

Flowers white, very small, in dense heads, flowers largely hidden by 3-4 rows of papery, basal bracts.

Fruit a plumed achene.

Wetland status: UPL. 

Frequency in NYC: Very infrequent. 

Origin: Native. 

Habitat: Dry, sterile soil of open woods or fields.