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Chrysopsis floridana (Florida goldenaster)
Smith, R.W.

Chrysopsis floridana

Chrysopsis floridana Small

Florida Goldenaster

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Chrysopsis mariana var. floridana, Heterotheca floridana, Heterotheca mariana ssp. floridana

USDA Symbol: CHFL8

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub
Size Notes: About 12-24 inches in height.
Fruit: Fruit is a cypsela (pl. cypselae). Though technically incorrect, the fruit is often referred to as an achene.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jan , Oct , Nov , Dec



U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Threatened & Endangered Status

USFWS Species Profile: Q272
Status: Endangered
Historic Range: U.S.A. (FL)
Critical Habitat: N/A
Special Rules: N/A
This information is derived from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Serrvice Environmental Conservation Online System.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2015-02-10
Research By: Joseph A. Marcus

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