Hairy Golden-aster is a very variable plant with differences in stem height, leaf shape, number of flower heads and the type of hair on the stems and leaves. Flora of North America details 9 different varieties. The description given here is a summary of general characteristics of the plant. One should consult Flora of North America for specific details of the various varieties found. Hairy Golden-aster is a native erect perennial forb growing 1 to 3 feet high on stiff stems.
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Heterotheca villosa is variable in stem height, leaf base shape, stem and leaf indument, number of heads, and number of florets. Thus, the species is difficult to circumscribe because each variety has a suite of diagnostic traits and a distribution that is restricted to a portion of the range of the species. Generally, var. Variety minor hybridizes with all other varieties. Numerous local races occur that are sometimes quite distinct when extreme, but they intergrade with one or more other races, especially in var. Semple
HETEROTHECA VILLOSA (Pursh) Shinners – Golden Aster, Hairy Goldenaster
The numerical value of hairy golden aster in Chaldean Numerology is: 7. The numerical value of hairy golden aster in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1. Word in Definition.
Golden aster is an American native flower spreading from eastern New York to Ohio and then south to Texas and Florida. The genus name means "golden aspect" and refers to the color of the flowers. Description of golden aster: Silky stems, often with a purplish stain, grow to 3 feet in height with leaves that are woolly when young, becoming smooth with age. The leaves have a pronounced midrib.