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Heterotheca oregona var. oregona

Heterotheca oregona (Nutt.) Shinners var. oregona

Oregon False Goldenaster

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Ammodia oregona, Chrysopsis oregona


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub
Size Notes: Up to about 40 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: Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct
Bloom Notes: No ray florets present, only disc florets.



Web Reference

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

Additional resources

USDA: Find Heterotheca oregona var. oregona in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Heterotheca oregona var. oregona in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Heterotheca oregona var. oregona


Record Modified: 2019-03-29
Research By: CBR

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