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Chaetopappa asteroides (Arkansas leastdaisy)
Fabre, Carl

Chaetopappa asteroides

Chaetopappa asteroides Nutt. ex DC.

Arkansas Leastdaisy, Least Daisy

Asteraceae (Aster Family)


USDA Symbol: chas

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


From the Image Gallery

6 photo(s) available in the Image Gallery

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Root Type: Tap
Leaf Shape: Linear , Oblanceolate
Size Notes: Up to about 1 foot tall.
Fruit: Fruit is a cypsela (pl. cypselae). Though technically incorrect, the fruit is often referred to as an achene.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink , Purple
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov


USA: AR , KS , LA , MO , OK , TX

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center - Austin, TX
Pineywoods Native Plant Center - Nacogdoches, TX
Jacob's Well Natural Area - Wimberley, TX

Wildflower Center Seed Bank

LBJWC-0010 Collected 2006-04-21 in Travis County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

1 collection(s) available in the Wildflower Center Seed Bank

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2022-12-23
Research By: TWC Staff

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