Calflora
Taxon  Report   384    
Antennaria pulchella  Greene
Beautiful pussy toes,  Beautiful pussytoes
Antennaria pulchella
© 2016 John Doyen
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Antennaria pulchella
© 2010 Barry Breckling
Antennaria pulchella
© 2010 Barry Breckling
Antennaria pulchella, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, Nevada.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Plant Characteristics
and Associations



Bloom Period
Antennaria pulchella
© 2014 Steve Matson
Communities: Alpine Fell-fields, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Habitat: riparian, meadows, edges

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Antennaria alpina var. scabra
ICPN + PLANTS: Antennaria media ssp. ciliata
ICPN + PLANTS: Antennaria media ssp. pulchella
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More information about  Antennaria pulchella
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 (ANPU8)

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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 16, 2018).

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