pussytoe

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English[edit]

Flowers of a pussytoe.
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Etymology[edit]

pussy +‎ toe Named for the resemblance of the flower head clusters to the paws of a cat.

Noun[edit]

pussytoe (plural pussytoes)

  1. Any of several species of composite flower in the genus Antennaria, known for their clusters of white fluffy flower heads.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Both the singular and plural form may be used to refer to an individual plant.