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Verbesina encelioides ssp. encelioides (Golden crownbeard)
Marcus, Joseph A.

Verbesina encelioides ssp. encelioides

Verbesina encelioides (Cav.) Benth. & Hook. f. ex A. Gray ssp. encelioides

Golden Crownbeard

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Verbesina microptera, Ximenesia encelioides, Ximenesia encelioides var. cana, Ximenesia microptera


USDA Native Status: L48 (N), HI (I), PR (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Aug , Sep , Oct


USA: AL , AR , FL , GA , HI , IL , KS , MI , MO , NC , NM , NY , OK , RI , SC , TN , TX

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees
Special Value to Honey Bees

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Verbesina encelioides ssp. encelioides in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Verbesina encelioides ssp. encelioides in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Verbesina encelioides ssp. encelioides


Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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