Delaware Wildflowers • Scientific names

Baccharis halimifolia L.
Groundsel Tree
(High-tide Bush, Sea Myrtle)
Asteraceae — Aster family
Native
Baccharis halimifolia
Staminate flowers
Cape Henlopen State Park -- Gordon's Pond trail
September 2019
Baccharis halimifolia
Pistillate flowers
Cape Henlopen State Park -- Gordon's Pond trail
December 1969
Baccharis halimifolia
At this stage, plants with pistillate flowers look greener (in the center of the photo.)

Baccharis halimifolia
Cape Henlopen State Park -- Gordon's Pond trail
September 2019
Baccharis halimifolia
Showy pappus of pistillate flower heads in fruit
Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge
September 2002
Baccharis halimifolia
Involucra with some clinging pappus
St. Jones Reserve
November 2009

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