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Heterotheca shevockii

Heterotheca shevockii (Semple) Semple

Kern Canyon False Goldenaster, Shevock’s Goldenaster

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Heterotheca villosa var. shevockii

USDA Symbol: HESH4

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub
Size Notes: Up to about 4 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
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov
Bloom Notes: Peak bloom period is August - September. May flower almost year-round.



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.

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


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

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