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Lessingia filaginifolia

Beach Aster

Fast-growing groundcover with silvery foliage and a prolific late-summer bloom. Shape and form widely vary depending on environment. This plant is also a Gabb's Checkerspot butterfly larval host plant. The name has been changed to Corethrogyne filaginifolia.



The upright form (to 3 feet tall) with feathery silver leaves.



Wild form on the north coast.



Prostrate form: 'Silver Carpet' Spreading Beach Aster

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