There are four species of pussytoes in Connecticut; distinguishing them can be difficult. Plantain-leaved pussytoes is the most common species in this area.
- Family: aster (Asteraceae)
- Habitat: dry woods, pastures
- Height: 3-16 inches
- Flower size: flower heads 1/4 inch across
- Flower color: white to pale pink
- Flowering time: April to June
- Origin: native
Male and female flowers are borne on separate plants.
These are the male (staminate) flowers.
Female (pistillate) flowers.