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Balduina angustifolia

Balduina angustifolia (Pursh) B.L. Rob.

Coastal Plain Honeycombhead, Yellow Buttons

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Actinospermum angustifolium

USDA Symbol: BAAN3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

Yellow Buttons is a member of the aster family (family Asteraceae) which includes herbs, sometimes shrubs or vines, rarely trees, with simple or compound, alternate or opposite leaves. Flowers small, but organized into larger heads resembling a single, radially symmetrical flower cupped by a ring of green bracts. Flower-like heads: tiny, radially symmetrical central flowers form the disk; larger flowers around the edge, the rays, strap-shaped and resembling petals; however, all flowers in one had may be disk flowers or rays.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov
Bloom Notes: Bloom time year round in the South.


USA: AL , FL , GA , MS

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2008-12-17
Research By: TWC Staff

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