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Chaetopappa asteroides Nutt. ex DC.
Arkansas Leastdaisy, Least Daisy
Asteraceae (Aster Family)
USDA Symbol: CHAS
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Annual
Root Type: Tap
Leaf Shape: Linear , Oblanceolate
Size Notes: Up to about 1 foot tall.
Fruit: Fruit is a cypsela (pl. cypselae). Though technically incorrect, the fruit is often referred to as an achene.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White , Pink , Purple
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov
DistributionUSA: AR , KS , LA , MO , OK , TX
From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center - Austin, TX
Pineywoods Native Plant Center - Nacogdoches, TX
Jacob's Well Natural Area - Wimberley, TX
Wildflower Center Seed BankLBJWC-0010 Collected 2006-04-21 in Travis County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Web ReferenceWebref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Chaetopappa asteroides in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Chaetopappa asteroides in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Chaetopappa asteroides
MetadataRecord Modified: 2022-12-23
Research By: TWC Staff