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Antennaria argentea  Benth.
Silver pussytoes,  Silvery everlasting, Silvery pussytoes
Antennaria argentea
© 2009 Barry Breckling
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Antennaria argentea
© 2015 Richard Spellenberg
Antennaria argentea
© 2014 John Doyen
Antennaria argentea, 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 argentea
© 2016 John Doyen
Genus: Antennaria
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest

Serpentine affinity: 1.9; (weak indicator)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Antennaria luzuloides var. argentea
More information about  Antennaria argentea
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 21, 2019).