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Boltonia asteroides var. glastifolia [= Boltonia asteroides]

Eastern Marsh-daisy, Eastern Doll's-daisy, Carolina Doll's-daisy

Scientific Name:

Boltonia asteroides var. glastifolia [= Boltonia asteroides]

Genus:

Boltonia

Species Epithet:

asteroides var. glatifolia

Common Name:

Eastern Marsh-daisy, Eastern Doll's-daisy, Carolina Doll's-daisy

Plant Type

Herb/Wildflower

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Invasive Status:

(*Key)

Size:

3-6 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

White

Light:

Sun - 6 or more hours of sun per day, Part Shade - 2 to 6 hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Moist, Wet

Bloom Time:

August, September, October

Growing Area:

Mountains, Coastal Plain

Habitat Description:

Marshes, ditches. Rare in NC mountains, common on coastal plain. “Vascular Plants of NC” shows this species only in the NC coastal plain.

Leaf Arrangement:

Alternate, Basal

Leaf Retention:

Deciduous

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Simple

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Wildlife Value:

Has some wildlife value

Landscape Value:

Recommended and Available

State Rank:

S2: Imperiled (*Key)

Global Rank:

G_T_: Subspecies or Variety Rank (add status to NOTES section) (*Key)

State Status:

SR-O: Significantly Rare: Other (*Key)

Notes:

Cultivars available; good for rain gardens. The basal leaves are evergreen.
USDA PLANTS lists this as Boltonia asteroides var. asteroides.
Global Rank: G5TNR

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

Vascular Plants of NC: https://auth1.dpr.ncparks.gov/flora/plant_list.php

NC Extension Gardener Plant Toolbox: https://plants.ces.ncsu.edu/plants/boltonia-asteroides/

https://nc.audubon.org/700



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