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Antennaria rosea

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Botanical Name: Antennaria rosea
Common Name: Rosy Pussytoes

Related to Strawflowers, this small matting perennial has closely packed oval leaves covered with whitish wool. Clusters of flowers are borne on short stems above the foliage blooming into summer.

Plant Family: Asteraceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 6 in. H x 1-2' W
Growth Habit: Mat-forming
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Moderate
Sun Exposure: Full to part sun
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Moderate to regular
Cold Hardy to: Below 0 degrees F
Flower Season: Spring/Summer
Flower Color: Rosy pink
Endangered?:
Distribution: Klamath Range, High Cascade Range, High Sierra Nevada, San Gabriels, San Bernardino, San Jacinto, Great Basin
Natural Habitat: Woods, meadow edges, rock edges, dry ridges



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