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Blennosperma nanum (Common stickyseed)
Bump, Sondra S.

Blennosperma nanum

Blennosperma nanum (Hook.) S.F. Blake

Common Stickyseed

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: BLNA

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Flower:
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Feb , Mar , Apr , May
Bloom Notes: Blooms rarely white.

Distribution

USA: CA

Benefit

Use Food: Seeds harvested by indigenous Californians.
Conspicuous Flowers: yes
Attracts: Butterflies
Nectar Source: yes

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACW FACW
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Blennosperma nanum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Blennosperma nanum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Blennosperma nanum

Metadata

Record Modified: 2013-08-13
Research By: TWC Staff

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