Tennessee Smart Yards Native Plants

A comprehensive database of Tennessee native plants

Pussytoes

Pussytoes

Antennaria plantaginifolia

Full to part sun, moderately dry to dry moisture level; requires lean gritty, rocky soil; moderately acid pH.  6-12 inches height, blooms in spring, white flowers, spreads by rhizomes.

Germination Code:  C(60), D

Native Region:  Statewide, lightly in West Tennessee

Tiny, evergreen plant with gray green leaves covered with downy hairs. Is allelophatic, producing a growth inhibitor to keep other plants from taking its water. Can form an attractive ground cover but difficult to grow if its requirements are not met.

flower;sun;dry;rocky flower;sun/shade;dry;rocky

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