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Carphephorus paniculatus (Hairy chaffhead)
Stuart, Will

Carphephorus paniculatus

Carphephorus paniculatus (J.F. Gmel.) Herb.

Hairy Chaffhead

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Trilisa paniculata

USDA Symbol: CAPA53

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: To about 4 feet in height. Occasionally to 6 feet.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink
Bloom Time: Jan , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec
Bloom Notes: Florets magenta in color.


USA: AL , FL , GA , NC , SC

National Wetland Indicator Status

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


Record Modified: 2017-12-20
Research By: JAM

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