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Hulsea heterochroma (Redray alpinegold)
Wilson, John

Hulsea heterochroma

Hulsea heterochroma A. Gray

Redray Alpinegold, Redray Hulsea

Asteraceae (Aster Family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual , Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Margin: Dentate
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red , Yellow , Purple
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug
Bloom Notes: Ray flowers red to reddish-purple, disk flowers yellow.


USA: AR , CA , NV , UT
Native Distribution: Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah.
Native Habitat: Often common after fires, chaparral and woodlands, rocky or gravelly soils from various substrates; 9758450.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2011-08-17
Research By: JAM

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