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Pink Pussytoes, Pink Everlasting
Scientific Name: Antennaria rosea (Eaton) Greene
Family: Asteraceae
Pink Pussytoes, Pink Everlasting (Antennaria  rosea)
Picture ©Gary A. Monroe. Ball Canyon, Sierra Co., CA. June 14, 2003. Courtesy USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 1-3,6-7,10,14-16,36-45

Sun Exposure: Part sun

Origin: Western North America, from 5000 to 10000 feet elevation (1500-3000 m)

Growth Habits: Perennial, 6 inches tall (15 cm), 1 foot spread (30 cm); light green, basal mat of hairy oblanceolate leaves, 0.3-1.2 inches long (8-30 mm).

Watering Needs: Very low water use, prefer sandy soil with low organic content

Propagation: Seeds or division in spring

Picture ©Gary A. Monroe. Ball Canyon, Sierra Co., CA. June 14, 2003.  Courtesy USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database

Blooming Habits:
Pink furry flowers heads reminding of pussy toes, on short flower stalks with few leaves, in summer.

Fruiting Habits:

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