Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2308

Forb
Perennial
Dioecious (populations consisting of both pistillate and staminate plants)

Native to North Carolina

Documented growing wild in - NC -

Uncommon (rare in Mountains)

Look for it in dry woodlands and fields, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade ...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal rosette

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Disc: White/ Purplish
Rays: Absent
Unisexual
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Brown
Achene

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Asterales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Antennaria neglecta   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Antennaria neglecta   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of Vascular Plants of NE US & Adjacent Canada (Gleason & Cronquist,1991)
Antennaria neglecta var. neglecta

INCLUDED WITHIN Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Antennaria neglecta var. neglecta

 

COMMON NAME:
Field Pussytoes


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image of Antennaria neglecta, Field Pussytoes

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_anne_001_lvd

        

image of Antennaria neglecta, Field Pussytoes

Keith Bradley    kab_a_neglecta_1481

April    Polk County    NC

Basal leaves prominently 1-nerved. Middle & upper stem leaves tipped w flags, per Weakley's Flora (2012).

image of Antennaria neglecta, Field Pussytoes

Jeff Ausmus    jma_antneg

May    Monroe County    MI

In cultivation

image of Antennaria neglecta, Field Pussytoes

Jeff Ausmus    jma_antneg2

August    Monroe County    MI

In cultivation

Young basal leaves pubescent on upper surface, mature leaves becoming glabrescent with age, per Weakley's Flora (2020).