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Chrysopsis gossypina ssp. hyssopifolia

Chrysopsis gossypina (Michx.) Elliott ssp. hyssopifolia (Nutt.) Semple

Cottony Goldenaster

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Chrysopsis gigantea, Chrysopsis hyssopifolia, Chrysopsis mixta, Heterotheca hyssopifolia, Heterotheca hyssopifolia var. gigantea

USDA Symbol: CHGOH

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 32 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: Yellow
Bloom Time: Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec

Distribution

USA: AL , FL , LA , MS

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Chrysopsis gossypina ssp. hyssopifolia in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Chrysopsis gossypina ssp. hyssopifolia in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Chrysopsis gossypina ssp. hyssopifolia

Metadata

Record Modified: 2018-12-11
Research By: CBR

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