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Euthamia leptocephala (Bushy goldentop)
Burk, Ken

Euthamia leptocephala

Euthamia leptocephala (Torr. & A. Gray) Greene ex Porter & Britton

Bushy Goldentop, Slender-headed Euthamia

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Solidago leptocephala

USDA Symbol: EULE4

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 3 feet 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 , Green
Bloom Time: Sep , Oct , Nov


USA: AL , AR , FL , GA , KY , LA , MO , MS , OK , SC , TN , TX

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

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.

Wildflower Center Seed Bank

LBJWC-1148 Collected 2007-07-12 in Fort Bend County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

1 collection(s) available in the Wildflower Center Seed Bank


Bibref 328 - Wildflowers of Texas (2003) Ajilvsgi, Geyata.

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Web Reference

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

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2022-12-27
Research By: TWC Staff

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