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Digital Herbaria

Heterotheca subaxillaris

Heterotheca subaxillaris (Lam.) Britton & Rusby

Camphorweed, Camphor Weed

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

USDA Symbol: HESU3
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Heterotheca subaxillaris var. latifolia

Golden Aster, Camphorweed


Location: Double Spur Road, Helotes
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: City street roadside on steep hill. Plants arise from roadside grade of stone, rocks, and gravel. Well drained. Very dry and shallow soil.

Description: Single stem 1 m high; multiple branches at obtuse angles to stem; stem and branches pilose; leaves sessile to clasping 45 x 20 mm and dentate; branches spread into panicle of yellow flower heads of disk and ray flowers 18 mm across. Ray florets pistillate, their pappus absent. Aromatic.

County: Bexar
Collector: Mike Fox
Collection Date: Oct 30, 1994
Specimen number: 128

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0976
Accession Date: Nov 23, 1994
Accession Number: 77

Annotations: SCFXB (In flower & fruit)

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