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Carphephorus pseudoliatris

Carphephorus pseudoliatris Cass.

Bristleleaf Chaffhead

Asteraceae (Aster Family)


USDA Symbol: CAPS5

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 3 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink , Purple
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct


USA: AL , FL , GA , LA , MS

National Wetland Indicator Status

Status: OBL
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.

Research Literature

Reslit 631 - Responses of two frequently-burned wet pine savannas to an extended period without fire (2007) S. E. Hinman and J. S. Brewer

This information was provided by the Florida WIldflower Foundation.
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Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2018-02-21
Research By: CBR

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