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Boltonia L'Héritier. Doll's-daisy.

Contributed by John F. Townsend and Alan S. Weakley

Key to Boltonia

A genus of about 6-7 species, herbs, of e. and c. North America.

ID notes: The pappus of Boltonia consists of 2-3 sclerified awns plus 7-12 shorter bristles or scales, but lacks the prominent (longer) inner barbellate bristles of Erigeron. Boltonia cypselae also have winglike margins.

Ref: Anderson (1987); Cronquist (1980); Karaman-Castro & Urbatsch (2006) In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2006b); Morgan (1966); Nesom (2000b); Sorrie & LeBlond (2008); Townsend (2013); Townsend & Karaman-Castro (2006). Show full citations.

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image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Boltonia montana | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Jeffrey S. Pippen | Boltonia caroliniana | Original Image ⭷


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