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Chaetopappa bellioides (Manyflower leastdaisy)
Cliffe, Harry

Chaetopappa bellioides

Chaetopappa bellioides (A. Gray) Shinners

Manyflower Leastdaisy

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Chaetopappa bellioides var. hirticaulis, Diplostelma bellioides

USDA Symbol: CHBE3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Oblanceolate
Leaf Margin: Entire
Size Notes: Up to about 3 inches tall.
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: May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep
Bloom Notes: Bloom may extend to November.


Native Habitat: Limestone outcrops and roadcuts, juniper and oak woodlands.

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2022-12-23
Research By: TWC Staff

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