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Directory of Wildflowers

Pussytoes
Antennaria plantaginifolia

Pussytoes in flower
Pussytoes in flower

Quick Profile

Exposure
Full Sun
 
Mature Height
4 - 12 Inches
 
USDA Hardiness Zones
3 - 8 
 
Native To:
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Michigan
Missouri
Ohio
Wisconsin
 
Soil Conditions
Dry
Moist, Well-Drained
 
Bloom Color
White
 
Bloom Season
April - June
 

Features

Clusters of small white flowers in spring.

Culture

Full sun; moist, well drained soil to dry sites.

Notes

Dry, well drained soil conditions are needed for successful growth. Under proper conditions the plant will spread like a ground cover.