Antennaria parlinii subsp. fallax

(Greene) R. J. Bayer & Stebbins

Syst. Bot. 7: 310. 1982.

Common names: Deceitful pussytoes antennaire litigieuse
Basionym: Antennaria fallax Greene Pittonia 3: 321. 1898
Synonyms: Antennaria ambigens (Greene) Fernald Antennaria ampla Bush Antennaria arkansana Greene Antennaria arnoglossa var. ambigens Greene Antennaria bifrons Greene Antennaria brainerdii Fernald Antennaria calophylla Greene Antennaria elliptica Greene Antennaria fallax var. calophylla (Greene) Fernald Antennaria farwellii Bush Antennaria greenei Greene Antennaria mesochora Fernald Antennaria munda Greene Antennaria occidentalis (Linnaeus) Richardson Antennaria parlinii var. ambigens (Greene) Fernald Antennaria parlinii var. farwellii (Greene) B. Boivin Antennaria plantaginifolia var. ambigens (Greene) Cronquist Antennaria umbellata
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 19. Treatment on page 402.

Stems usually glandless. Basal leaves abaxially and adaxially gray-tomentose to floccose-glabrescent.

Phenology: Flowering early–mid spring.
Habitat: Clearings, fields, roadsides, and open deciduous woods
Elevation: 0–1500 m



N.B., Ont., Que., Ala., Ark., Conn., Del., Ga., Ill., Ind., Iowa, Kans., Ky., La., Maine, Md., Mass., Mich., Minn., Miss., Mo., Nebr., N.H., N.J., N.Y., N.C., Ohio, Okla., Pa., R.I., S.C., S.Dak., Tenn., Tex., Vt., Va., W.Va., Wis.


The indument of subsp. fallax is undoubtedly inherited from two of its sexual progenitors, Antennaria plantaginifolia and A. solitaria (R. J. Bayer 1985b; Bayer and D. J. Crawford 1986).

Selected References


Lower Taxa

Randall J. Bayer +
(Greene) R. J. Bayer & Stebbins +
Antennaria fallax +
Deceitful pussytoes +  and antennaire litigieuse +
N.B. +, Ont. +, Que. +, Ala. +, Ark. +, Conn. +, Del. +, Ga. +, Ill. +, Ind. +, Iowa +, Kans. +, Ky. +, La. +, Maine +, Md. +, Mass. +, Mich. +, Minn. +, Miss. +, Mo. +, Nebr. +, N.H. +, N.J. +, N.Y. +, N.C. +, Ohio +, Okla. +, Pa. +, R.I. +, S.C. +, S.Dak. +, Tenn. +, Tex. +, Vt. +, Va. +, W.Va. +  and Wis. +
0–1500 m +
Clearings, fields, roadsides, and open deciduous woods +
Flowering early–mid spring. +
Antennaria ambigens +, Antennaria ampla +, Antennaria arkansana +, Antennaria arnoglossa var. ambigens +, Antennaria bifrons +, Antennaria brainerdii +, Antennaria calophylla +, Antennaria elliptica +, Antennaria fallax var. calophylla +, Antennaria farwellii +, Antennaria greenei +, Antennaria mesochora +, Antennaria munda +, Antennaria occidentalis +, Antennaria parlinii var. ambigens +, Antennaria parlinii var. farwellii +, Antennaria plantaginifolia var. ambigens +  and Antennaria umbellata +
Antennaria parlinii subsp. fallax +
Antennaria parlinii +
subspecies +