Chrysopsis mariana

Maryland Goldenaster

Asteraceae (Compositae)

Plant Specifics

Form:Flower
Life Span:Long-lived perennial
Flower Color:Yellow
Fruit Color:Brown,black,NA
Phenology:Winter dormant
Noted for:Showy flowers

Landscaping

Recommended Uses:Use in the moist wildflower garden. Gradually spreads to form small clusters of plants.
Propagation:Seeds are available through the Florida Wildflowers Growers Cooperative.
Availability:Native nurseries, Seed
Light: Full Sun,  Part Shade
Moisture Tolerance:
always floodedextremely dry
 (Usually moist, occasional inundation ----- to ----- Somewhat moist, no flooding)
Moisture Tolerance: Usually moist, occasional inundation ----- to ----- Somewhat moist, no flooding
Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:Not salt tolerant of inundation by salty or brackish water.
Salt Spray/ Salty Soil Tolerance:Low/no tolerance of salty wind or direct salt spray
Soil or other substrate:Loam, Sand
Soil pH:

Ecology

Wildlife:
  

Primarily wind dispersed, but small birds consume seed.

Insects:
 

Butterflies and bees including green metallic, sweat, leafcutter, bumble and mining bees (Florida Wildflower Foundation).

Native Habitats:Wet to moist soils.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
8A 8B 9A 9B 

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures

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