Coastalplain Goldenaster (Chrysopsis scabrella)

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 12 to 36 inches
Plant Spread: 12 to 24 inches
Leaves: Deciduous
Malodorous
Other: New leaves are pubescent (wooly) and silvery gray-green in color.
Fruit: Edible to birds
Other: Small brown achenes.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Underground structures: Taproot
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant

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Location: Fountain, FloridaDate: 2011-10-30
By gingin
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Location: Fountain, FloridaDate: 2011-10-30
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Florida Wildflower Foundation looking for photos by mellielong May 19, 2016 8:39 AM 0
another yellow in need of ID by gingin Nov 2, 2011 1:47 PM 3

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