Heterotheca camporum (Greene) Shinners
Common Name: PRAIRIE GOLDEN ASTER
Synonym: Chrysopsis camporum
Coefficient of Conservatism: *
Coefficient of Wetness: 5
Wetness Index: UPL
Physiognomy: Ad P-Forb

Heterotheca camporum A. A. Reznicek

Chrysopsis camporum of Michigan Flora.

A prairie plant, adventive eastward, where it is becoming well established in dry, sunny, often sandy fields.

First collected in Wayne Co. in 1953. Our specimens are all var. glandulissima Semple, with short stalked glands on stems and leaves. This is a showy, tall, and late blooming plant, often still in perfect bloom as late as early October.

Locations

Barry County
Ottawa County
Washtenaw County
Wayne County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 15, 2017. http://www.michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=361.