Digital Herbaria

Heterotheca canescens

Heterotheca canescens (DC.) Shinners

Gray golden-aster, Hoary false goldenaster

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

USDA Symbol: HECA8
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
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Specimen & Label Data

Heterotheca canescens

Gray Golden Aster


Location: 1 km E of intersection of Hwy 16 & RR 3550, near Poteet.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Dry red clay & sand. Prosopis dominant in area.

Description: Erect perennial to 60 cm tall. Peduncles, phyllaries, leaves & stems with dense, soft white, appressed-sericeous pubesence. Much branched above midstem. Lower leaves early deciduous, oblanceolate. Middle & upper leaves linear, 5+ x longer than broad. Infloresence loose. Heads turbinate, 3-5 series of phyllaries. Rays about 20, yellow; disk flowers many, yellow.

County: Atascosa
Collector: Louise Morrell
Collection Date: Jul 30, 1993
Specimen number: 12

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0478
Accession Date: Jul 30, 1993
Accession Number: 37

Annotations: SCXRA

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