Tag Archives: Asteraceae

Know Your Natives – Sweet Everlasting

Sweet everlasting, Pseudognaphalium obtusifolium (formerly Gnaphalium obtusifolium), of the Aster (Asteraceae) family is an herbaceous annual.  In the U.S., it occurs from Texas to Nebraska to Minnesota and thence east and south to the coasts, including most of Arkansas.  Natural habitats … Continue reading

Posted in Know Your Natives, Native Plants, Wildflowers | Tagged , , , ,

Know Your Natives – White Oldfield Aster

White oldfield aster (Symphyotrichum pilosum), formerly Aster pilosus, a herbaceous perennial of the Aster (Asteraceae) family, occurs from Texas to South Dakota and Minnesota thence to the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts.  In Arkansas, this aster occurs statewide and is one of … Continue reading

Posted in Know Your Natives, Native Plants, Wildflowers | Tagged , , , ,

Know Your Natives – Woodland Sunflower – Helianthus divaricatus

Helianthus divaricatus, another species known by the common name woodland sunflower, of the Aster (Asteraceae) family, is a deciduous, rhizomatous perennial that occurs in the U.S. from Louisiana to Oklahoma to Wisconsin thence east and south to the borders.  In Arkansas, … Continue reading

Posted in Know Your Natives, Native Plants, Wildflowers | Tagged , , , ,

Know Your Natives – Woodland Sunflower – Helianthus strumosus

Helianthus strumosus, known by the common name pale-leaf woodland sunflower or just woodland sunflower (a general name also used for several other native species of sunflowers), of the Aster (Asteraceae) family, is a deciduous rhizomatous perennial which occurs throughout the … Continue reading

Posted in Know Your Natives, Native Plants, Wildflowers | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Know Your Natives – Cut-Leaf Coneflower

Cut-leaf coneflower (Rudbeckia laciniata var. lanciniata) of the Aster (Asteraceae) family occurs across the eastern U.S. to North Dakota and New Mexico.  In Arkansas, it occurs primarily in the Ouachita and Ozark Mountains.  The genus name established by Carl Linnaeus (developed … Continue reading

Posted in Know Your Natives, Native Plants, Wildflowers | Tagged , , , ,

Know Your Natives – Brown-Eyed Susan

Brown-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia triloba var. triloba) of the Aster (Asteraceae) family occurs naturally in the U.S. from Texas to Nebraska and Minnesota, then east and south to the borders, as well as apparently introduced in Colorado and Utah.  In Arkansas, … Continue reading

Posted in Know Your Natives, Native Plants, Wildflowers | Tagged , , , ,

Know Your Natives – Joe Pye Weed

Joe Pye weed (Eutrochium purpureum*) of the Aster (Asteraceae) family occurs in the U.S. from Louisiana and Oklahoma, north to South Dakota and Minnesota, thence east and south to the borders.  In Arkansas, this species occurs in the Ozark and Ouachita Mountains, … Continue reading

Posted in Know Your Natives, Native Plants, Wildflowers | Tagged , , , ,

Know Your Natives – Robin’s-Plantain

Robin’s-plantain (Erigeron pulchellus var. pulchellus) of the Aster (Asteraceae) family has been documented in the U.S. from eastern Texas to southeastern Kansas to Minnesota thence east and south to the nation’s borders (although it is rare in Florida and restricted to the … Continue reading

Posted in Know Your Natives, Native Plants, Wildflowers | Tagged , , , ,

Know Your Natives – Yellow wingstem

Yellow wingstem or yellow ironweed (Verbesina alternifolia) of the aster (Asteraceae ) family is found in the U.S. from Texas to Nebraska to Wisconsin and thence east and south.  In Arkansas, the species is found throughout much of the state, though … Continue reading

Posted in Know Your Natives, Native Plants, Wildflowers | Tagged , , , ,

Know Your Natives – Yellow Crownbeard

Yellow crownbeard (Verbesina helianthoides) of the Aster (Asteraceae) family is found in the US from Iowa and Kansas east to Ohio, and southward to Texas and Georgia.  It is found pretty much throughout Arkansas except for some counties in the Mississippi Alluvial Plain.  This species is … Continue reading

Posted in Know Your Natives, Native Plants, Wildflowers | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment