Chrysopsis camporum Greene

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Chrysopsis camporum Greene

  • Description

    Species Description - Like a robust form of no. 1 [Chrysopsis villosa (Pursh) Nutt.], 4–10 dm, but with slender creeping rhizomes as well as a taproot; rather coarsely and often only thinly hairy; lvs 3–7 cm × 8–20 mm, generally with a few sharp, small teeth; invol 8–11 mm; disk mostly 1.2–2.5 cm wide; rays ca 21 to ca 34, ca 1 cm; achenes 6–12-nerved; 2n=36. (C. villosa var. c.) Typically a prairie sp. of Mo. to Ind. and Ill., but recently intr. and becoming abundant as a weed along roadsides and in fields in se. U.S., well established in Va., and to be expected elsewhere along the s. margin of our range. The weedy form is more glandular and has been described as var. glandulissima (Semple) Cronquist. July–Sept.

  • Common Names

    prairie golden aster