Taxon  Report   4143    
Heterotheca oregona  (Nutt.) Shinners
Oregon false goldenaster,  Oregon golden aster
Heterotheca oregona
© 2008 John Dittes
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Heterotheca oregona
© 2001 Redwood National and State Parks
Heterotheca oregona
© 2015 Neal Kramer
Heterotheca oregona, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Plant Characteristics
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Heterotheca oregona
© 2008 Keir Morse
Communities: Redwood Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Northern Oak Woodland, Foothill Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, Chaparral

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Heterotheca oregona
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 18, 2019).