Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Carolina Silkgrass, Pineland Silkgrass, Grassleaf Goldenaster
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Pityopsis aspera var. adenolepis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Pityopsis aspera var. adenolepis
INCLUDING Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Heterotheca adenolepis 179-51-002

INCLUDING (MISAPPLIED) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) Heterotheca graminifolia

INCLUDED WITHIN Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952) Chrysopsis graminifolia var. aspera


Rays yellow, 4-10, 1-1.5cm long, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


range map need picture of flower of Pityopsis aspera, Pineland Silkgrass, Sticky Goldenaster, Grassleaf Goldenaster
Common Name: Pineland Silkgrass, Sticky Goldenaster, Grassleaf Goldenaster
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Pityopsis aspera
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Pityopsis aspera var. aspera

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Southeastern States (Cronquist 1980, Isely 1990) Chrysopsis graminifolia var. aspera

SYNONYMOUS WITH Heterotheca aspera


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Common Silkgrass, Grassleaf Goldenaster
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Pityopsis nervosa
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Pityopsis graminifolia var. latifolia
INCLUDING Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Heterotheca nervosa var. nervosa 179-51-003a

INCLUDING Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) Heterotheca correllii

INCLUDED WITHIN Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952) Chrysopsis graminifolia


Ray florets 10-16; disc florets more than 30, per Weakley's Flora.


range map need picture of flower of Pityopsis microcephala, Smallhead Silkgrass, Grassleaf Goldenaster
speaker icon Common Name: Smallhead Silkgrass, Grassleaf Goldenaster
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Pityopsis microcephala
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Pityopsis graminifolia var. tenuifolia

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Southeastern States (Cronquist 1980, Isely 1990) Chrysopsis graminifolia var. microcephala

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Heterotheca nervosa var. microcephala 179-51-003b

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Pityopsis microcephala


camera icon Common Name: Narrowleaf Silkgrass, Grassleaf Goldenaster
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Pityopsis graminifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Pityopsis graminifolia var. graminifolia

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Southeastern States (Cronquist 1980, Isely 1990) Chrysopsis graminifolia var. microcephala

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Heterotheca nervosa var. microcephala 179-51-003b?

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Pityopsis microcephala


Its sericeous peduncles, small involucre, and reduced distal cauline leaves...


camera icon Common Name: Sandhills Goldenaster, Taylor County Goldenaster, Taylor County Silkgrass
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Pityopsis pinifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Pityopsis pinifolia

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of Vascular Plants of NE US & Adjacent Canada (Gleason & Cronquist,1991) Pityopsis pinifolia

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Southeastern States (Cronquist 1980, Isely 1990) Chrysopsis pinifolia

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Heterotheca pinifolia 179-51-005

Rays yellow, 10-20, 1-1.5cm long, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Maryland Goldenaster
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Chrysopsis mariana
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Chrysopsis mariana
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Heterotheca mariana 179-51-006

Rays yellow, 12-25, 1-2cm long, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Woolly Goldenaster, Cottonleaf Goldenaster, Gossamer Goldenaster, Cottony Goldenaster
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Chrysopsis gossypina
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Chrysopsis gossypina ssp. gossypina
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Heterotheca gossypina 179-51-007

C. mariana's flowers look similar, but its stems are erect & much less hairy, per Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Soft Goldenaster, Hairy Goldenaster
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Bradburia pilosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Chrysopsis pilosa

SYNONYMOUS WITH A preliminary conspectus of Heterotheca section Chrysopsis (Harms, 1974) Heterotheca pilosa

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Heterotheca gossypina 179-51-007

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952) Chrysopsis pilosa


Stem, leaves, and phyllaries with spreading non-glandular hairs, per Weakley's Flora.


range map need picture of flower of Heterotheca subaxillaris, Camphorweed
camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Camphorweed
Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Heterotheca subaxillaris
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Heterotheca subaxillaris

INCLUDING New England Wildflower Society’s Flora Novae Angliae (Haines, 2011) Heterotheca subaxillaris var. latifolia

INCLUDING Miscellaneous nomenclatural changes in Astereae (Asteraceae) (Semple, 2004) Heterotheca subaxillaris ssp. latifolia

INCLUDING Miscellaneous nomenclatural changes in Astereae (Asteraceae) (Semple, 2004) Heterotheca subaxillaris ssp. subaxillaris

INCLUDING A revision of Heterotheca sect. Phyllotheca (Compositae: Astereae): the prairie and montane goldenasters of North America (Semple, 1996) Heterotheca latifolia var. latifolia

INCLUDING A revision of Heterotheca sect. Phyllotheca (Compositae: Astereae): the prairie and montane goldenasters of North America (Semple, 1996) Heterotheca subaxillaris

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Heterotheca subaxillaris 179-51-010

INCLUDING Revision of Heterotheca, section Heterotheca (Compositae) (Wagenknecht, 1960) Heterotheca subaxillaris var. subaxillaris


range map need picture of flower of Chrysopsis subulata, Scrubland Goldenaster
speaker icon Common Name: Scrubland Goldenaster
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Chrysopsis subulata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Chrysopsis subulata

SYNONYMOUS WITH Heterotheca hyssopifolia var. subulata

(?) Heterotheca subulata


camera icon Common Name: Nashville Camphorweed, Lemon-yellow False Goldenaster
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Heterotheca camporum var. glandulissima
SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) PLANTS National Database: Heterotheca camporum var. glandulissimum

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of Vascular Plants of NE US & Adjacent Canada (Gleason & Cronquist,1991) Chrysopsis camporum var. glandulissima


Stems with coarse spreading hairs. Recently introduced to southeastern US, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


range map need picture of flower of Pityopsis oligantha, Narrowleaf Goldenaster, Few-flowered Goldenaster
Common Name: Narrowleaf Goldenaster, Few-flowered Goldenaster
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Pityopsis oligantha
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Pityopsis oligantha

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Southeastern States (Cronquist 1980, Isely 1990) Chrysopsis oligantha

SYNONYMOUS WITH Heterotheca oligantha


camera icon Common Name: Ruth's Goldenaster
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Pityopsis ruthii
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Pityopsis ruthii

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Southeastern States (Cronquist 1980, Isely 1990) Chrysopsis ruthii

SYNONYMOUS WITH Heterotheca ruthii


The heads are small, with about 12 rays 3/8" [1cm] long, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


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