Boltonia decurrens

Claspingleaf Doll's Daisy

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The decurrent false aster is threatened species. It is a perrenial plant found in moist, sandy floodplains and prairie wetlands along the Illinois River. Although not very tolerant to prolonged flooding, this plant relies on periodic flooding to scour away other plants that compete for the same habitat.

Scientific Name

Boltonia decurrens
Common Name
claspingleaf doll's daisy
decurrent false aster
FWS Category
Flowering Plants

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