Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Plant of the week: Oct 20

Antennaria plantaginifolia (L.) Richards.
other common names: everlasting, ladies’ tobacco, immortelle, plantain-leaved everlasting
Antennaria: from the resemblance of the pappus to the antennae of certain insects
Plantaginifolia: from the shape of the leaves, which resemble those of the plantain
Daisy family: Asteraceae (Compositae)


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