Date Posted: Jan 15, 2016
Coastalplain goldenaster (Chrysopsis scabrella) produces clusters of lustrous flowers. It typically blooms from late summer into late fall, but last week, many were spotted blooming at PEAR Park in Lake County.
Worldwide, there are 11 species of Chrysopsis, all of which are found in Florida.
Chrysopsis comes from the Greek chrysos, meaning "golden," and opsis, meaning likeness or appearance, referring to the color of the flower.
Read more about this lovely native wildflower on our blog.
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