Wild Florida Photo - Chrysopsis gossypina

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Chrysopsis gossypina

  var.  cruiseana

CRUISE'S GOLDENASTER

Florida native

Endangered Florida species

 

A rare goldenaster of dunes and scrub in the western Florida panhandle. The range includes Alabama and South Carolina.
This is one of three subspecies of cottony goldenaster that occur in Florida. Cruise's goldenaster has leaf margins that are entire or obscurely serrate.

 
Chrysopsis gossypina is a member of the Asteraceae - Aster family.

Other species of the Chrysopsis genus in the Wild Florida Photo database:
  View  Chrysopsis subulata - SCRUBLAND GOLDENASTER
  View  Chrysopsis scabrella - COASTALPLAIN GOLDENASTER
  View  Chrysopsis lanuginosa - LYNN HAVEN GOLDENASTER
  View  Chrysopsis godfreyi - GODFREY'S GOLDENASTER