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Antennaria parlinii
Scientific classification
Genus:
Antennaria
Species:
parlinii
Synonyms

Antennaria parlinii is a North American species of flowering plants in the daisy family known by the common name Parlin's pussytoes. It is widespread across eastern and central Canada and eastern and central United States, from Manitoba to Nova Scotia south as far as Texas and Georgia.

Antennaria parlinii is an herb up to 45 cm tall. Male and female flowers are borne on separate plants; in some populations all the plants are female.

Subspecies
  • Antennaria parlinii subsp. fallax (Greene) R.J.Bayer & Stebbins
  • Antennaria parlinii subsp. parlinii

The species is named for American botanist John Crawford Parlin (1863–1948), who recognized the uniqueness of the species.

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