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Maryland Golden-aster Chrysopsis mariana


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Maryland Golden-aster
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Family: Asteraceae, Aster view all from this family

Description Maryland Golden-aster provides a low, sturdy rosette effect until late summer when its flowering branches lift clusters of yellow, aster-like flowers 1 ft. off the ground. The foliage is woolly when young, becoming smoother with age. The fruiting heads of this perennial are attractive.

Flower August - October.

Flower August - October

Habitat Pine woods; sandy areas.

Range S. New York to Ohio and e. Kentucky, south to Florida and Texas.

Exposure Preference Sun.

Native Distribution S. New York to Ohio & e. Kentucky, s. to Florida & Louisiana

Site Preference Pine woods; sandy areas

Soil Preference Wet to moist soils.