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Heterotheca sessiliflora var. camphorata

Heterotheca sessiliflora (Nutt.) Shinners var. camphorata (Eastw.) Semple

Sessileflower False Goldenaster

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Chrysopsis camphorata, Chrysopsis villosa var. camphorata, Heterotheca camphorata


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

This taxon appears as Heterotheca sessiliflora ssp. echioides var. camphorata on the USDA PLANTS Database website.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 30 inches tall.
Leaf: Leaf margins are flat to slightly undulate.
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: May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec



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


Record Modified: 2023-07-24
Research By: CBR

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