Common Name Hairy Goldenaster, Hairy False Goldenaster, Golden-aster
Latin Name Heterotheca villosa
Native Habitat SA from 1,000 to 10,000 feet
Soil Dry, decomposed granite, sand, clay loam low in organic content, well drained
Water Once or twice each month
Height X Width 1 foot X 1 foot
Protective Mechanism None
Leaves Fuzzy grey leaves
Garden Suitability Mountain, Thornless, Butterfly
Ornamental Value Yellow to gold flowers June through October
Nature Value Attracts butterflies
Native American Uses None
Links  
    Images http://www.swcoloradowildflowers.com/Yellow%20Enlarged%20Photo%20Pages/heterotheca.htm
    Seeds http://www.b-and-t-world-seeds.com/carth.asp?species=Heterotheca%20villosa&sref=3722
    Images, and data http://museum.utep.edu/chih/gardens/plants/GtoM/hetervil.htm
    Distribution, images, and data http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=HEVI4
    Distribution, images, and data http://www.calflora.org/cgi-bin/species_query.cgi?where-calrecnum=4155
    Images, and data http://www.wildflower.org/plants/result.php?id_plant=HEVIV
    Images and data http://www.desert-tropicals.com/Plants/Asteraceae/Heterotheca_villosa.html
    Nursery http://www.calfloranursery.com/pages_plants/pages_h/hetvilsanbru.html
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