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Connecticut Plants
Camphorweed
Heterotheca subaxillaris (Lam.) Britt. & Rusby

Camphorweed originally grew only in southeastern United States, but it has been spreading to the north, and it reached Connecticut in the 20th century.

  • Family: aster (Asteraceae)
  • Habitat: dry sandy sites
  • Height: 1-3 feet
  • Flower size: flowerheads 1 inch across
  • Flower color: yellow
  • Flowering time: August to November
  • Origin: southeastern US
Heterotheca subaxillaris (Lam.) Britt. & Rusby