OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Antennaria plantaginifolia   FAMILY Asteraceae__   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Antennaria plantaginifolia   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Antennaria plantaginifolia

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-39-002a:
Antennaria plantaginifolia var. plantaginifolia   FAMILY Asteraceae__

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Antennaria caroliniana

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Antennaria plantaginifolia

 

COMMON NAME:
Plantainleaf Pussytoes, Plantain Pussytoes


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USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_anpl_001_lvd

        

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Keith Bradley    kab_a_plantaginifol_3408

March    Lancaster County    SC

Forty Acre Rock Heritage Preserve

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Keith Bradley    kab_a_plantaginifol_3408b

March    Lancaster County    SC

Forty Acre Rock Heritage Preserve

Heads discoid, flowers white; staminate heads often with undivided styles, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

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Keith Bradley    kab_a_plantaginifol_3415

March    Lancaster County    SC

Forty Acre Rock Heritage Preserve

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Keith Bradley    kab_a_plantaginifol_3415b

March    Lancaster County    SC

Forty Acre Rock Heritage Preserve

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Keith Bradley    kab_a_plantaginifol_3417

March    Lancaster County    SC

Forty Acre Rock Heritage Preserve

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Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_a_plantaginifolia_2

March        

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JK Marlow    jkm0404k_27

April    Rutherford County    NC

Chimney Rock Park

Leaves on the stem are narrow, much reduced in size, and ascending, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

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JK Marlow    jkm130422_607611

April    Pickens County    SC

Glassy Mountain Heritage Preserve

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JK Marlow    jkm130422_615

April    Pickens County    SC

Glassy Mountain Heritage Preserve

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JK Marlow    jkm150424_715

April    Blount County    TN

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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JK Marlow    jkm200403_3427

April    Greenville County    SC

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JK Marlow    jkm200418_3967

April    Greenville County    SC

Ashmore Heritage Preserve

Stolons leafy-bracteate, producing new rosettes at their apices, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

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Roxanna Martin    rlm4211_696

April    Spartanburg County    SC

Female plants have white-tipped involucral bracts with a purplish base, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.

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JK Marlow    jkm070528_064

May    Laurens County    SC

Sumter National Forest: Tyger Ranger District

Basal leaves tomentose on the upper surface, per Weakley's Flora.

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JK Marlow    jkm070528_065

May    Laurens County    SC

Sumter National Forest: Tyger Ranger District

Long-stalked obovate basal lvs, w 3+ principal nerves, covered w white hairs, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

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JK Marlow    jkm110513_480

May    Greenville County    SC

Camp Old Indian

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JK Marlow    jkm140521_061

May    Greenville County    SC

Swamp Rabbit Trail

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JK Marlow    jkm140521_063

May    Greenville County    SC

Swamp Rabbit Trail

This groundcover's gray-green paddle-shaped lvs are silvered w downy hairs, per Gardening with the Native Plants of Tennessee.

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JK Marlow    jkm140521_064

May    Greenville County    SC

Swamp Rabbit Trail

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JK Marlow    jkm140521_064b

May    Greenville County    SC

Swamp Rabbit Trail

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JK Marlow    jkm140521_065

May    Greenville County    SC

Swamp Rabbit Trail

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JK Marlow    jkm210619_1455

June    Greenville County    SC

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JK Marlow    jkm0307d_07

July    Rutherford County    NC

Chimney Rock Park

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JK Marlow    jkm181119_5979

November    McCormick County    SC

Parks Mill

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Antennaria plantaginifolia   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Antennaria plantaginifolia   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Antennaria plantaginifolia

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-39-002a:
Antennaria plantaginifolia var. plantaginifolia   FAMILY Asteraceae__

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Antennaria caroliniana

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Antennaria plantaginifolia

 

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102

Forb
Perennial
Dioecious

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Common (rare in Coastal Plain)

Habitat: Dry woodlands, roadside banks, cemeteries, pastures, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal rosette

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

FRUIT:
Spring
Brown
Achene

 

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