Chrysopsis mariana

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Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
8A 8B 9A 9B 

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Maryland Goldenaster

Asteraceae (Compositae)

Plant Specifics

Size:1-2 ft tall by 1 ft wide
Life Span:Short-lived perennial
Flower Color:Yellow
Fruit Color:Brown,black,NA
Phenology:Winter dormant
Habitats:Moist to moderately dry well-drained soils

Landscaping

Recommended Uses:Use in  wildflower gardens. Gradually spreads to form small clusters of plants.
Light: Full Sun,  Part Shade
Moisture Tolerance:
always floodedextremely dry
Moisture Tolerance: Somewhat moist, no flooding ----- to ----- Not wet but not extremely dry
Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:Not salt tolerant of inundation by salty or brackish water.
Salt Spray Tolerance:Low/no tolerance of salty wind or direct salt spray
Soil/Substrate:Loam, Sand

Wildlife

birdanimalpollinator

Primarily wind dispersed, but small birds consume seed.

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