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Plant Details

Carphephorus bellidifolius

Chaffhead

Scientific Name:

Carphephorus bellidifolius

Common Name:

Chaffhead

Plant Family

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Native/Alien:

Native

Type:

Perennial

Bloom Color(s):

Pink, Blue, Lavender

Size in Feet:

1 to 2

Light:

Sun, Part-sun

Soil Moisture:

Mesic - Xeric(*)

Bloom Time:

August, September, October

Bloom Area:

Coast, some Piedmont

Notes:

A butterfly magnet!

Plant in Bloom

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Sandhills Game Land, Millstone Creek Natural Area, October 2004

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


Bird-Friendly Native Plants

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