Umber Pussytoes is a small mat-forming perennial that produces wooly white flowers and leafy runners. It has mostly basal leaves that are a silver-green colour.
|Height and Spread
||5 – 20 cm tall.
||Up to 15 cm spread.
|Light and Water
||Common in open forests and grasslands – enjoys light.
||Likes dry to moderately dry soil.
||Umber Pussytoes do not have extensive ethnobotanical information available. There are some reports of the leaves of various types of pussytoes being added with other herbs to smoke.
||Umber Pussytoes flowering heads provide soft material that can be used by some small mammals for nesting material.
||Umber Pussytoes is a small yet distinct plant. It is best used along rock walls where its low lying mats and small white flowers remain in view.
||Umber Pussytoes can be distinguished from other types of pussytoes by looking at the bracts around the flowers. In Umber Pussytoes these are brownish coloured.
||Umber Pussytoes can be spread by planting the leafy runners or through collecting the fruit from the plant in late summer.