Calflora
Taxon  Report   383    
Antennaria media  Greene
Alpine pussytoes,  Rocky mountain pussytoes
Antennaria media
© 2010 Jean Pawek
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Antennaria media
© 2008 Aaron Schusteff
Antennaria media
© 2003 Michael Charters
Antennaria media, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Antennaria media
© 2010 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Antennaria
Communities: Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Antennaria alpina
PLANTS: Antennaria alpina var. media
PLANTS: Antennaria austromontana
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More information about  Antennaria media
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (ANME2)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 15, 2018).

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