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Golden Aster

Heterotheca latifolia


Upright to widely sprawling, densely hairy, aromatic annual to 6 ft. Stem solitary, usually much branched, the branches slender, few leaved. Plants have gland-tipped hairs, making them sticky to the touch. Flowers are yellow, 15-35 ray flowers, 35-40 disk flowers. Leaves are alternate, rough, the margins coarsely toothed.


Edge between rocky shoreline of Belton Lake and mixed herbacious and short woody plants.

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Texas, USA

Lat: 31.11, Long: -97.50

Spotted on Oct 8, 2012
Submitted on Oct 11, 2012

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