Chrysopsis mariana (L.) Ell. - Maryland Golden-aster


 

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Chrysopsis mariana - (image 1 of 5)

 

Taxonomy

Family: Asteraceae

Habitat

Woods and open areas in sandy soil.

Associates

 

Distribution

Southern NY to southern OH and eastern KY, south to FL and LA.

Morphology

Perennial from a short woody rhizome or branching caudex; stems 20-80 cm, shaggy-villous with long flexuous hairs when young, becoming glabrate; leaves chiefly basal, the lower oblanceolate to ovate, petiolate, often denticulate; middle and upper leaves smaller, lanceolate to oblong or elliptic, sessile; heads often congested in inflorescence, nearly hemispheric; disk 1-2 cm diameter; involucre and peduncles stipitate-glandular; involucre 7-10 mm; rays 13-21, to 1 cm.

Notes

Flowers August to October

Wetland Indicator: UPL

Photographed in southern NJ.

References

 

Gleason, Henry A. and A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of Vascular Plants of Northeastern United States and Adjacent Canada. Second Ed.

The New York Botanical Garden. Bronx, NY

 


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