Viguiera cordifolia A. Gray
Asteraceae (Aster Family)
USDA Symbol: VICO
Heartleaf goldeneye is an erect perennial 3-4 feet tall with clusters of flower heads about 1 inch across at the ends of the branching stems. Each head has 10-12 bright yellow ray flowers, and yellow disc flowers. The leaves and stems are covered with coarse hair. Leaves are broadest at the base and sharply pointed (248).
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
BibliographyBibref 248 - Texas Wildflowers: A Field Guide (1984) Loughmiller, C. & L. Loughmiller
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Research LiteratureReslit 2849 - A Fascicle of Violets (1899) Edward L. Greene
Reslit 2852 - The Violets of Staten Island (1910) Philip Dowell
Reslit 2854 - Three New Rostrate Violet Hybrids from Appalachia (1993) Harvey E. Ballard, Jr.
This information was provided by the Florida WIldflower Foundation.
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Viguiera cordifolia in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Viguiera cordifolia in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Viguiera cordifolia
MetadataRecord Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff