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Antennaria microphylla

Antennaria microphylla Rydb.

Antennaria bracteosa Rydb.

Antennaria nitida Greene

Antennaria parvifolia sensu Greene non Nutt.

Antennaria parvifolia Nutt. var. bracteosa (Rydb.) A. Nelson

Antennaria rosea Greene var. nitida (Greene) Breitung

Antennaria solstitialis Lunell

Rosy Pussytoes

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassAsteridaeA large class that encompasses asters
OrderAsteralesFlowering plants with a central disk flower and surrounding petals, like daisies
FamilyAsteraceaeThe aster family, which also includes daisies and sunflowers; from the Greek ἀστήρ, “star,” for the star-shaped flowers
GenusAntennariaFrom Latin antenna, for the similarity of male flowers to the antennae of insects
Speciesmicrophylla“Small-leaved”

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Antennaria microphylla description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 19 May 2011.

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Antennaria microphylla (Rosy Pussytoes)

5/15/2010 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA
≈ 17 × 12" (44 × 29 cm)

Antennaria microphylla (Rosy Pussytoes)

5/15/2010 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA
≈ 8 × 5" (19 × 13 cm)

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