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Chaetopappa effusa (Spreading leastdaisy)
Carr, Bill

Chaetopappa effusa

Chaetopappa effusa (A. Gray) Shinners

Spreading Leastdaisy

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Keerlia effusa


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Root Type: Fibrous
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Lanceolate , Oblong
Leaf Margin: Entire
Leaf Base: Truncate
Fruit Type: Achene

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct
Bloom Notes: May begin flowering in May.



Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2007-12-13
Research By: TWC Staff

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