Patagonia Wildflowers
Wildflower Identification
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golden crownbeard
Verbesina encelioides
Verbesina encelioides
golden crownbeard Aster Family
Verbesina encelioides Asteraceae
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English common name
  •golden crownbeard
Spanish common names
  •mirasol de campo
  •hierba de la bruja
accepted scientific name
  •Verbesina encelioides (Cav.) Benth. & Hook. f. ex A. Gray
rules for finding collection records
  •Verbesina encelioides (241)
  •Verbesina microptera (0)
family name
  • Asteraceae
Image Author: ©2010 Barry Breckling
Image License: CC BY-NC-SA
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 1.2 to 2.0 inches
Number of ray petals: 12 to 16
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed All Year

How Likely at this Location (34%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (72%)
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