Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1880

Forb
Perennial
Dioecious

Native to North Carolina
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Common

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

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...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 (11/30/12):
Antennaria howellii ssp. neodioica   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Antennaria howellii ssp. neodioica   FAMILY Asteraceae__

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950)
Antennaria neodioica var. neodioica

 

COMMON NAME:
Pussytoes


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picture of -, image of Antennaria howellii ssp. neodioica

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_anne80_001_lvd

        

picture of -, image of Antennaria howellii ssp. neodioica

JK Marlow    jkm150424_670

April    Blount County    TN

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Heads 4-8(-13) in corymbiform arrays, per Flora of North America.

picture of -, image of Antennaria howellii ssp. neodioica

JK Marlow    jkm150424_671

April    Blount County    TN

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Middle and upper cauline leaves blunt or with subulate-aristate tips, per A synopsis with keys for the genus Antennaria of North America (Bayer & Stebbins, 1993).

picture of -, image of Antennaria howellii ssp. neodioica

JK Marlow    jkm150424_671b

April    Blount County    TN

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Basal leaves prominently 1-nerved, spatulate, with a distinct petiole, per Weakley's Flora.