South Dakota Native Plant Research
Antennaria neglecta

Scientific Name

Antennaria neglecta


Download Seed: The achenes are yellowish brown in color and 1.2-1.5 mm long. (77 KB)

Download Seedling: Two month old seedling grown in research greenhouses on SDSU campus. (73 KB)

Download Vegetative: The basal leaves are white beneath and a dark green on the upper surface. (99 KB)

Download Flowering: The flower heads with involucral bracts 5-10 mm long. (78 KB)

Download Fruiting: The achenes of field pussytoes develop in late April and are only 1.2 to 1.5 mm long. (68 KB)

Family Name


Common Name

Field pussytoes

Horticulture Notes

Seed Collection: Collect seed in late May to June.
Germination: Ethephon
Vegetative Propagation:
Soils: Rocky, clayey, or sandy
Light: Full sun
Water:Tolerates dry conditions very well

Antennaria neglecta