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PlantFiles: Small-leaf pussytoes
Antennaria parvifolia

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Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Antennaria (an-ten-AR-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: parvifolia (par-vee-FOH-lee-uh) (Info)

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Category:
Groundcovers
Perennials

Height:
under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing:
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral frostweed On Nov 28, 2006, frostweed from Josephine, Arlington, TX (Zone 8a) wrote:

Small-leaf pussytoes Antennaria parvifolia is native to Texas and other States.

Neutral smiln32 On Nov 17, 2004, smiln32 from Oklahoma City, OK (Zone 7a) wrote:

This plant is mat-forming, thus great for a groundcover. It does not grow over 6" tall. It flowers starting in May and can continue through June. It seems to grow best in sandy and/or gravelly soil conditions. It is drought-tolerant.

It is native to the U.S. Blooms first appear in early spring and continue into late spring. The small tubular flowers are in flower heads that are in tight terminal clusters which resemble cat's paws, thus the name.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Flagstaff, Arizona
Parker, Colorado



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