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Heterotheca villosa var. nana

Heterotheca villosa (Pursh) Shinners var. nana (A. Gray) Semple

Hairy False Goldenaster

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Chrysopsis canescens var. nana, Chrysopsis horrida, Heterotheca horrida, Heterotheca villosa var. horrida


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub
Size Notes: Up to about 2 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: May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct


USA: AZ , CO , KS , MT , NE , NM , OK , SD , TX , UT , WY

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


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

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