Heterotheca canescens (DC.) Shinners
Gray golden-aster, Hoary false goldenaster
Asteraceae (Aster Family)USDA Symbol: HECA8
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
Specimen & Label Data
Gray Golden Aster
Location: 1 km E of intersection of Hwy 16 & RR 3550, near Poteet.
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.
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