PussytoesAntennaria 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)
Photograph by Thomas Rosburg, from Wildflowers of the Tallgrass Prairie: The Upper Midwest, Second Edition