The late spring flowers look like tiny cat's feet, thus the name. This dioecious plant grows 3 to 6" inches tall and makes an excellent ground cover or rock garden plant. It is a member of the aster family and produces white to pink flowers in the spring. Pussytoes usually are grown for their velvety hairy and wooly leaves. Host plant for American- and Painted Lady Butterfly caterpillar. Herbaceous perennial, Zones 3-8.