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Corethrogyne filaginifolia

Corethrogyne filaginifolia (Hook. & Arn.) Nutt.

Common sandaster, California aster

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

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USDA Symbol: cofi2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub
Root Type: Tap
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Linear , Oblanceolate
Leaf Venation: Pinnate
Leaf Pubescence: Tomentose
Leaf Margin: Entire
Leaf Apex: Acute , Obtuse
Inflorescence: Terminal
Fruit Type: Achene
Flower:
Fruit:
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow , Purple , Violet
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov
Bloom Notes: Violet ray flowers and yellow disk flowers.

Distribution

USA: CA , OR
Native Habitat: Coastal scrub, coastal strand, chaparral, grasslands, coniferous forests.

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun

Additional resources

USDA: Find Corethrogyne filaginifolia in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Corethrogyne filaginifolia in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Corethrogyne filaginifolia

Metadata

Record Last Modified: 2011-08-06
Research By: DEW

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