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Hairy False Golden-Aster
Scientific Name: Heterotheca villosa (Pursh) Shinners
Synonym: Chrysopsis villosa, Chrysopsis mollis
Family: Asteraceae
Hairy False Golden-Aster (Heterotheca  villosa)
As Chrysopsis villosa, Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. Illustrated flora of the northern states and Canada. Vol. 3: 374. Courtesy of Kentucky Native Plant Society
Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 3-10

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: North America

Growth Habits: Perennial, 8 to 20 inches tall (20-50 cm), 1 to 3 feet spread (30-90 cm); hairy stem and leaves; fuzzy, gray lanceolate leaves, 0.5 to 1.2 inches long (1.2-3 cm)

Watering Needs: Little water

Propagation: Seeds, self-sows

The species epithet "villosa" comes from the Latin for "hairy".

Blooming Habits:
Yellow daisy-like flower heads, 1 inch in diameter (2.5 cm), 10 to 25 ray flowers per head. The flowers head come in clusters, from late spring to early fall.

Fruiting Habits:

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