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Chaptalia tomentosa (Woolly sunbonnets)
Cressler, Alan

Chaptalia tomentosa

Chaptalia tomentosa Vent.

Woolly Sunbonnets

Asteraceae (Aster Family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Shape: Elliptic , Obovate
Leaf Margin: Denticulate
Fruit Type: Achene

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May
Bloom Notes: pinkish back petals


USA: AL , FL , GA , LA , MS , NC , SC , TX

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun , Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist

National Wetland Indicator Status

This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Crosby Arboretum - Picayune, MS

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2016-07-08
Research By: TWC Staff

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