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Heterotheca sessiliflora ssp. sessiliflora

Heterotheca sessiliflora (Nutt.) Shinners ssp. sessiliflora

Beach Goldenaster, Sessileflower False Goldenaster

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Chrysopsis sessiliflora, Chrysopsis villosa var. sessiliflora


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 3 feet tall.
Leaf: Leaf margins strongly 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: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep
Bloom Notes: Peak bloom period is July - August.



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


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

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