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Hairy False Golden Aster

This plant has a bright yellow flower with 20-30 rays that are rounded on the ends atop a 10 inch stem. The plant is covered in coarse hairs, giving it its name. The stem has a purplish hue. Leaves are also hairy and twisted erratically.

Wildflower Details

Scientific Name:Heterotheca villosa
Growing Season:Spring and summer
Soil Type:Sunny and/or rocky areas
Habitat:Subalpine, alpine