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Amphipappus fremontii ssp. fremontii

Amphipappus fremontii Torr. & A. Gray ex A. Gray ssp. fremontii

Fremont's Chaffbush, Chaffbush

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Amphipappus fremontii var. fremontii


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Size Notes: Up to about 2 feet tall.
Leaf: Leaves are hairless, distinguishing this subspecies from ssp. spinosus.
Fruit: Fruit is a cypsela (pl. cypselae). Though technically incorrect, the fruit is often referred to as an achene.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun



Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Amphipappus fremontii ssp. fremontii in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Amphipappus fremontii ssp. fremontii in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Amphipappus fremontii ssp. fremontii


Record Modified: 2018-12-11
Research By: CBR

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