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Heterotheca viscida (Cliff false goldenaster)
Anderson, Wynn

Heterotheca viscida

Heterotheca viscida (A. Gray) V.L. Harms

Cliff False Goldenaster, Cliff Goldenaster

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

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

USDA Symbol: HEVI5

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub
Size Notes: Up to about 16 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: May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct



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


Record Modified: 2022-03-15
Research By: CBR

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