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Constancea nevinii (Nevin's woolly sunflower)
Wasowski, Sally and Andy

Constancea nevinii

Constancea nevinii (A. Gray) B.G. Baldw.

Nevin's woolly sunflower, Catalina silverlace

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Eriophyllum nevinii

USDA Symbol: CONE9

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Shape: Ovate
Leaf Pubescence: Tomentose
Leaf Margin: Lobed
Fruit Type: Achene
Leaf: Grayish-green, deeply 12-pinnately lobed.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep


Native Distribution: San Clemente, Santa Barbara, and Santa Catalina islands of California.
Native Habitat: Coastal bluffs & cliff faces.

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun
Drought Tolerance: High


Attracts: Butterflies

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Santa Barbara Botanic Garden - Santa Barbara, CA


Bibref 7 - Jepson Manual: Higher Plants of California (1993) Hickman, J.C. (ed.)
Bibref 995 - Native Landscaping from El Paso to L.A. (2000) Wasowski, S. and A. Wasowski

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Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2011-08-06
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