Taxon  Report   4149    
Heterotheca sessiliflora  (Nutt.) Shinners
Golden aster,  Sessileflower false goldenaster
Heterotheca sessiliflora
© 2011 Jorg & Mimi Fleige
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Heterotheca sessiliflora
© 2018 Stacie Wolny
Heterotheca sessiliflora
© 2018 Stacie Wolny
Heterotheca sessiliflora, a dicot, is an annual or perennial herb that is native to California.

Interactive Distribution Map

Observation Hotline
(observation details)

point, line, or polygon

Plant Characteristics
and Associations

Bloom Period
Heterotheca sessiliflora
© 2018 Stacie Wolny
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Sagebrush Scrub, Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral, Northern Coastal Scrub, Foothill Woodland, Valley Grassland, Red Fir Forest, Joshua Tree Woodland, Mixed Evergreen Forest

Habitat: canyons

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Heterotheca sessiliflora
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


Search the International Plants Names Index

Search (Flora of North America)

website references from Google

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 20, 2019).