A young Penelope and her gaggle of six daughters, variously fathered and colourfully christened with the names of local flora ("Rosy Pussytoes
," "Hooker's Willow"), are squatting in his cabin.
By early June, the miles of trails that cut through the state's lush meadows burst with wildflowers, from eye-catching blue columbine to furry Rocky Mountain pussytoes
to fiery-hued Indian paintbrush.
In mixed-conifer regions, noticeable shifts in relative composition occurred with white-clover, bluegrasses, sedges, and pussytoes
Rose 25 Setaria pumila Yellow foxtail * 26 Antennaria parlinii Pussytoes
27 Aster ericoides Heath aster 28 Carex bicknellii Bicknell's sedge 29 Plantago lanceolata Narrow-leaved plantain * 30 Asclepias syriaca Common milkweed 31 Rubus allegheniensis Highbush blackberry 32 Erigeron annuus Daisy fleabane 33 Eragrostis spectabilis Purple lovegrass 34 Vitis spp.
Common or Plantain Pussytoes
, Woman's Tobacco; Dry ridge around gravel pit on Abington Pike; Rare; C = 3; BSUH 13224.