Brass buttonsCommon name(s): Brass Button

Family: Asteraceae - Sunflower family

Species: Cotula coronopifolia

Commonly found: Marshes and Wetlands

Size: Up to 2ft tall

Origin: Invasive

Description: Brass Buttons have flat, yellow flower heads and fleshy stems. Despite being a member of the Sunflower Family (Asteraceae), Brass Buttons lack the typical showy ray flowers of their family. The plant prefers moist habitats, such as salt and freshwater marshes, wetlands, and vernal pools. It most commonly invades disturbed sites but can also spread into undisturbed areas.

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