|Scientific Name||Antennaria rosea||USDA PLANTS Symbol||ANRO2|
|Common Name||Pink Pussytoes, Rosy Pussytoes||ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.||36754|
Life zones and habitat: Foothills to subalpine (5000 to 12000 ft.); dry to moist areas, meadows, streambanks.
Plant: Erect, mat-forming, small perennial with creeping stolons; woolly stems 4 to 12 inches tall.
Leaves: Grayish basal leaves spatulate or oblanceolate to obovate, 3/4-inch long and woolly; fewer, smaller stem leaves are linear to narrowly oblanceolate.
Inflorescence: Multiple rayless flowers in single compact clusters each with white disc florets surrounded by red- or pink-tipped bracts.
Bloom Period: Spring and summer.
References: "Flora of Colorado" by Jennifer Ackerfield, "Guide to Colorado Wildflowers" by G.K. Guennel and "The Alpine Flora of the Rocky Mountains" by Richard W. Scott, and SEINet.
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