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Connecticut Plants
Two-flowered Cynthia (Orange Dwarf Dandelion)
Krigia biflora Walt.

Two-flowered cynthia is rare in Connecticut, and it is listed as a species of special concern.

  • Family: aster (Asteraceae)
  • Habitat: fields, open woods, often in sandy soil
  • Height: 1-2 feet
  • Flower size: flowerheads 1 to 1-1/2 inches across
  • Flower color: yellow-orange
  • Flowering time: May to August
  • Origin: native
Krigia biflora (Walt.) Blake

This photograph and the one below were taken in Hunterdon County, New Jersey.

Krigia biflora (Walt.) Blake
Krigia biflora (Walt.) Blake

Photographed in Sussex County, New Jersey in early June.