Scientific Name: Antennaria dioica Form: Creeping / Mat-like
Common Name:pussy toes Texture:Medium
Family Name:AsteraceaeHabit: Spreading
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial Mature Size (ht. X w.):< 0.1m x 0.3 - 0.6m
Origin: Europe, North America Hardiness Zone:Zone 3: (-40 to -34 C)
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Pubescent, Spatulate, Linear, Ciliate, Entire
Flowers: Head (capitulum), (Corymb-like), White, Pink, Apr- May- Jun
Fruit: Cypsela (achene + calyx), Jul- Aug
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Acidic, Alkaline
Landscape Uses: Perennial border, Rock garden
Key ID Features:Leaves covered with fuzzy white hairs, spatulate when basal to linear when alternating on stem; female plant heads about 12 mm wide and darker pink then male plant flower heads which are about 6 mm wide.