Hairy Golden-aster

Long, white hairs give this plant a grayish appearance.

HAIRY GOLDEN-ASTER (Heterotheca villosa)

Bushy, low-growing plants are covered in long white hairs that give it a rough, grayish appearance. Golden daisy-type flowers appear in abundance starting in June. Hairy golden-aster does well in poor, dry soils that are prone to disturbance.

Grows with prairie sage, pasture sage, pink-flowered onion, gaillardia, little bluestem and June grass.

Flower Colour: yellow
Sun Exposure: full sun
Bloom Period: July – September
Height: 8 – 20”
Soil: dry