Taxon  Report   4157    
Heterotheca villosa  (Pursh) Shinners  var. scabra  (Eastw.) Semple
Hairy false goldenaster,  Rough hairy goldenaster
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Heterotheca villosa var. scabra, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

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Genus: Heterotheca
Parent: Heterotheca villosa
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Chrysopsis viscida ssp. cinerascens
PLANTS: Heterotheca horrida ssp. cinerascens
More information about  Heterotheca villosa var. scabra
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Dec 16, 2018).