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