Wild Florida Photo - Antennaria plantaginifolia

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Antennaria plantaginifolia

PUSSYTOES

WOMAN'S TOBACCO

PLANTAINLEAF PUSSYTOES

Florida native

 

The only species of pussytoes in Florida is a rare plant of hammocks and found only in Leon County. Plantainleaf pussytoes ranges from Minnesota to Louisiana and all states eastward except Michigan. Also found in the Canadian provinces of Manitoba and Quebec.
Antennaria plantaginifolia has male and female flowers on different plants that often grow in separate colonies.

 
Antennaria plantaginifolia is a member of the Asteraceae - Aster family.