Search Field Guide
Advanced Search
MT Gov Logo
Montana Field Guide

Montana Field Guides

Meadow Pussytoes - Antennaria corymbosa

Native Species

Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S3S4

Agency Status
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 6

External Links

General Description
Stoloniferous, loosely mat-forming. Stems erect, 6–25 cm. Basal leaves oblanceolate, 1–3 cm long, 1-nerved. Stem leaves linear, 1–3 cm long. Inflorescence corymbiform with 3 to 12 heads. Involucre: female and male 4–6 mm high. Phyllaries white with a dark basal spot. Corolla female 2–4 mm long; male 2–3 mm long. Pappus 2–5 mm long. Achenes up to 1 mm long, nearly glabrous (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Montana Range


Range Comments
WA to MT south to CA, NV, UT and NM (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Observations in Montana Natural Heritage Program Database
Number of Observations: 106

(Click on the following maps and charts to see full sized version) Map Help and Descriptions
Relative Density



(Observations spanning multiple months or years are excluded from time charts)


  • Additional ReferencesLegend:   View Online Publication
    Do you know of a citation we're missing?
    • Lesica, P., M.T. Lavin, and P.F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.
    • Martin, S.A. 1985. Ecology of the Rock Creek bighorn sheep herd, Beartooth Mountains, Montana. M.Sc. Thesis. Bozeman, MT: Montana State University. 152 p.
  • Web Search Engines for Articles on "Meadow Pussytoes"
Login Logout
Citation for data on this website:
Meadow Pussytoes — Antennaria corymbosa.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from