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Pityopsis falcata (Sickleleaf goldenaster)
Smith, R.W.

Pityopsis falcata

Pityopsis falcata (Pursh) Nutt.

Sickleleaf Goldenaster, Sickleleaf Silkgrass

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Chrysopsis falcata, Heterotheca falcata


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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: To about 1 foot in height.
Size Class: 0-1 ft. , 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Orange , Yellow
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct
Bloom Notes: Ray florets yellow, disc florets orange.


USA: CT , FL , MA , NJ , NY , RI

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2015-12-11
Research By: JAM

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