Chrysopsis gossypina

hairy goldenaster

Asteraceae (Compositae)

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Use this link to get more info about this plant from the USF Institute for Systematic Botany

Plant Specifics

Form: flower
Life Span: short-lived perennial
Size: Height: to 3 ft
Flower Color: flower color      yellow
Fruit Color: fruit color   fruit color      brown,black
Phenology: winter dormant
Noted for: Showy flowers


Recommended Uses: Informal wildflower garden.
Considerations: Becomes less than attractive after flowering.
Propagation: Seed.
Availability: Seed
Light: light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
Salt Tolerance: Moderately salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand
Soil pH Range: Acidic to neutral


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Attracts a wide range of pollinators. Birds and other wildlife will consume seed.
Native Habitats: Scrub, sandhills.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida

USDA Zones:

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in: