Brown-bracted Pussytoes, Cat's Paw, Dark Pussytoes, Umber Pussytoes
Synonyms: Antennaria aizoides, Antennaria flavescens, Antennaria reflexa
The photo above shows a cluster of flowerheads
of dark pussytoes. The tips of the involucral bracts of this species are rounded
and whitish in color, with many of the bracts discolored with brown.
The photo above shows a stem leaf of dark pussytoes.
The photo above shows a mat of basal leaves
of dark pussytoes. Note that the basal leaves are densely covered with white hairs both
sides of the leaves to help reflect sunlight from the leaf surface.