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Boltonia diffusa var. diffusa (Smallhead doll's daisy)
Marcus, Joseph A.

Boltonia diffusa var. diffusa

Boltonia diffusa Elliott var. diffusa

Smallhead Doll's Daisy

Asteraceae (Aster Family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 6 feet tall, often much shorter.
Fruit: Fruit is a cypsela (pl. cypselae). Though technically incorrect, the fruit is often referred to as an achene.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov


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


Bibref 1620 - Gardening with Native Plants of the South (Reprint Edition) (2009) Wasowski, S. with A. Wasowski

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Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2013-09-12
Research By: TWC Staff

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