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Heterotheca villosa var. minor

Heterotheca villosa (Pursh) Shinners var. minor (Hook.) Semple

Hairy False Goldenaster

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Chrysopsis arida, Chrysopsis bakeri, Chrysopsis columbiana, Chrysopsis hispida, Chrysopsis villosa var. hispida, Chrysopsis wisconsinensis, Heterotheca villosa var. hispida, Heterotheca wisconsinensis


USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub
Size Notes: Up to about 20 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 , Nov


USA: AZ , CA , CO , IA , ID , IL , KS , MN , MT , ND , NE , NM , NV , OR , SD , UT , WA , WI , WY
Canada: AB , BC , MB , SK

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


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

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