Antennaria neglecta

Family (Traditional)Asteraceae
Species:Antennaria neglecta Greene
Common NameField Pussytoes
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Natural Area Presence: GRSM; Natural Area Presence: NRG; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: April; Reproductive Phenology: May; Reproductive Phenology: June; Leaf Arrangement: alternate; Leaf Arrangement: basal; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Petiole Type: sessile; Leaf Type: broadleaf; Leaf Venation: one-veined; Leaf Venation: pinnate; Leaflet Margins: entire; Leaflet Number: 0; Anther Type: Basifixed; Base Flower Color: White; Carpel Number/Pistil: 1; Fruit Complexity: Simple; Fruit Dehiscence: No; Fruit Type: Cypsela; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Hypanthium Present: No; Inflorescence Position: terminal; Inflorescence Types: corymb/cyme/umbel; Inflorescence Types: head; Ovary Position: Inferior; Overall Flower Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Ovules per Carpel: 1; Perianth Present: Yes; Petal Fusion: Yes; Petal Number: 5; Pistil Complexity: Simple; Pistil Number: 1; Placentation Type: Basal; Sepal Fusion: N/A; Sepal Number: N/A; Sexuality: dioecious; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A; Stamen Number: 5; Tepal Number: N/A
C value 6
StatusNative; AGCP (UPL), EMP (UPL) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S4] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

  • State Boundaries
  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim


SynonymFull Citation
Antennaria angustiarum Antennaria angustiarum Lunell
Antennaria athabascensis Antennaria athabascensis Greene
Antennaria campestris Antennaria campestris Rydb.
Antennaria campestris var. athabascensis Antennaria campestris var. athabascensis (Greene) Boivin
Antennaria chelonica Antennaria chelonica Lunell
Antennaria erosa Antennaria erosa Greene
Antennaria howellii var. athabascensis Antennaria howellii var. athabascensis (Greene) Boivin
Antennaria howellii var. campestris Antennaria howellii var. campestris (Rydb.) Boivin
Antennaria longifolia Antennaria longifolia Greene
Antennaria lunellii Antennaria lunellii Greene
Antennaria nebrascensis Antennaria nebrascensis
Antennaria nebraskensis Antennaria nebraskensis Greene
Antennaria neglecta var. athabascensis Antennaria neglecta var. athabascensis (Greene) Taylor & MacBryde
Antennaria neglecta var. campestris Antennaria neglecta var. campestris (Rydb.) Steyermark
Antennaria parvula Antennaria parvula Greene
Antennaria rousseaui Antennaria rousseaui A.E.Porsild
Antennaria wilsonii Antennaria wilsonii Greene

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Bell (KY), Hardin (KY), Jefferson (KY), Jessamine (KY), Hamilton (TN), Hickman (TN), McNairy (TN), Putnam (TN), Sevier (TN), White (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, EKY, HTTU, MTSU, SWMT, TENN, UCHT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1939 - 2005

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
TENN-V-0225429 Sevier Tennessee
Antennaria neglecta
TENN-V-0225428 Sevier Tennessee
Antennaria neglecta
APSC0116003 Hardin Kentucky
Antennaria neglecta
APSC0116102 Jefferson Kentucky
Antennaria neglecta
APSC0116103 Jefferson Kentucky
Antennaria neglecta
APSC0116101 Jefferson Kentucky
Antennaria neglecta
APSC0116079 Jefferson Kentucky
Antennaria neglecta
APSC0116100 Jefferson Kentucky
Antennaria neglecta
HTTU002411 Tennessee
Antennaria neglecta
HTTU002413 Putnam Tennessee
Antennaria neglecta
HTTU002410 Hickman Tennessee
Antennaria neglecta
HTTU008706 White Tennessee
Antennaria neglecta
HTTU002412 Putnam Tennessee
Antennaria neglecta
MTSU021149 McNairy Tennessee 14 Apr 1990 Tommy McCormick
Antennaria neglecta
SWMT04083 Tennessee 01 May 1939 Baird Gardner Noce
Antennaria neglecta
UCHT041874 Hamilton Tennessee
Antennaria neglecta
31234100227881 Jessamine Kentucky 27 Apr 1996 Timothy J. Weckman
Antennaria neglecta
31234100227873 Bell Kentucky 15 May 2005 Amy V. Mcintosh
Antennaria neglecta
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