Heliomeris multiflora

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Scientific Name Heliomeris multiflora USDA PLANTS Symbol
Common Name Goldeneye, Showy Goldeneye ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
Family Asteraceae (Sunflower) SEINet
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Description Life zones and habitat: Foothills to subalpine; dry areas in clearings and along hillsides and roadsides.
Plant: Erect, often bushy perennial to 3 or 4 feet tall; highly branched with slender, wiry, tough stems.
Leaves: Lanceolate or linear, opposite stem leaves 1/2 to 3-1/2 inches long, slightly toothed.
Inflorescence: Composite flower head 1-1/2 to 2-1/2 inches across, with 10 to 14 ray florets (petals) and many yellow to orange disk florets in the center.
Reference: Descr. adapted from "Wildflowers of the Rocky Mountains" by Carl Scheier.
Colorado Status

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