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Antennaria neglecta

field pussytoes

This groundcover is soft and wooly from leaf to flower, producing clusters of small white aster-like blooms that resemble cats' feet. It's great for sun-drenched rock gardens or dry lawns, and can even form large mats at the base of trees.

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Height: 1-3 in
Spread: 6-12 in
Hardiness Zone: 3-8


Bloom Color: White

Characteristics & Attributes

Cultivation Status
Species
Exposure
Sun
Part Shade
Soil Moisture
Dry
Average
Ecoregion
(83) Eastern Great Lakes Lowlands
(59) Northeastern Coastal Zone
(84) Atlantic Coastal Pine Barrens
(82) Acadian Plains and Hills
(58) Northeastern Highlands
Ornamental Interest
Spring Bloom
Attracts Wildlife
Host Plant
Attracts Butterflies
Tolerance
Urban Environment
Deer/Rabbit Resistant
Salt Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Additional Attributes
Low Maintenance


North American Distribution


Photo by Frank Bramley (c) Native Plant Trust
Photo by Frank Bramley (c) Native Plant Trust
Photo by Frank Bramley (c) Native Plant Trust
Photo by Frank Bramley (c) Native Plant Trust