Antennaria rosea (Pink Pussytoes) Family: Asteraceae (Sunflower)
     
Antennaria rosea is mat-forming. Leaves are pubescent on both sides. Tips of the phyllaries are pink, compared to the white tips found on Antennaria parvifolia. In general, Antennaria spp. are dioecious, which means male and female flowers are found on separate plants. All plants of Antennaria rosea are female, however, and they reproduce via seeds produced from unfertilized ovules.

Vegetation zone:  Foothills, Montane, Subalpine
Time of bloom:  June - July
Origin:  Native
Eastern Colorado Wildflowers