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Boltonia diffusa (Doll's daisy)
Livings, Hal

Boltonia diffusa

Boltonia diffusa Elliott

Doll's Daisy, Smallhead Doll's Daisy

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: BODI

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Root Type: Fibrous , Tap
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Lanceolate , Linear , Oblanceolate
Leaf Margin: Entire , Serrulate
Inflorescence: Head
Fruit Type: Achene
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Yellow
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov
Bloom Notes: Disk flowers yellow, ray flowers white.

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , GA , IL , KY , LA , MO , MS , NC , OK , SC , TN , TX

Growing Conditions

Soil Moisture: Dry , Moist , Wet
Conditions Comments: Waste-places and along roadsides.

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FAC FAC FACW FACW
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2015-04-15
Research By: JAM

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