Antennaria howellii ssp. neodioica

Family (Traditional)Asteraceae
Species: Antennaria howellii
Infraspecies:Antennaria howellii (Greene) Bayer ssp. neodioica
Common NameHowells Pussytoes
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: June; Reproductive Phenology: July; 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: monoclinous; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A; Stamen Number: 5; Tepal Number: N/A
C value 4
StatusNative; TN[SNR] KY[SNR] (State Rank); G5T5 (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 grandis Antennaria grandis (Fernald) H.D.House
Antennaria neglecta var. attenuata Antennaria neglecta var. attenuata (Fernald) Cronquist
Antennaria neglecta var. neodioica Antennaria neglecta var. neodioica (Greene) A.Cronquist
Antennaria neodioica Antennaria neodioica Greene
Antennaria neodioica subsp. neodioica Antennaria neodioica subsp. neodioica
Antennaria neodioica var. attenuata Antennaria neodioica var. attenuata Fernald
Antennaria neodioica var. chlorophylla Antennaria neodioica var. chlorophylla Fernald
Antennaria neodioica var. grandis Antennaria neodioica var. grandis Fernald
Antennaria neodioica var. interjecta Antennaria neodioica var. interjecta Fernald
Antennaria neodioica var. intertjecta Antennaria neodioica var. intertjecta Fernald
Antennaria neodioica var. rupicola Antennaria neodioica var. rupicola Fernald
Antennaria obovata Antennaria obovata E.E.Nelson
Antennaria rhodantha Antennaria rhodantha Suksd.
Antennaria rupicola Antennaria rupicola Fernald
Antennaria russellii Antennaria russellii B.Boivin

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: Coffee (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: MTSU, SWMT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1937 - 1987

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
MTSU021141 Coffee Tennessee 17 Apr 1987 Kim A. Davis
Antennaria neodioica
SWMT04084 Tennessee 03 May 1937
Antennaria neodioica
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