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Chrysopsis highlandsensis DeLaney & Wunderlin
Highlands goldenaster

Family: Asteraceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Endemic to Florida.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

State of Florida Status: Endangered

Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status: Imperiled

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Possibly Extirpated or Extinct in the Wild

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

South Florida History and Distribution: Not reported in Rare Plants of South Florida (Gann et al. 2002). This species was newly described in 2002 (DeLaney & Wunderlin 2002). A single South Florida collection from Glades County (Brass 15656) was historically determined as Chrysopis floridana, a species to the north of our area, and later Chrysopsis scabrella, which was ranked as rare in the FISF in 2002. No new records are known, but we rank as possibly extirpated as there are observations just over the border in Highlands County and this could be present on private land between Palmdale and the Highlands County line.

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

Synonyms: Chrysopsis scabrella, misapplied.

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Chrysopsis highlandsensis has been found in the following county :
Occurrence Native Status
Glades County Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated