Selected Plants of Navajo Rangelands

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Rose heath
(a.k.a. Sand aster, heath-leaved chaetopappa)

Rose heath in foreground of juniper savannah habitat

Rose heath is a petite (2-6 inches tall) perennial, native plant growing in dry open places. Stems are hairy and glandular. It flowers (white or pink) in May-September. It is abundant and widespread.

Forage value is unknown.

Growth habit with short stems and white flowers
Flowers with white rays and yellow disks
Growth habit: a bunch of flowers clustered

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