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Holocarpha heermannii

Holocarpha heermannii (Greene) D.D. Keck

Heermann's Tarweed

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: HOHE

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 4 feet tall.
Fruit: Fruit is a cypsela (pl. cypselae). Though technically incorrect, the fruit is often referred to as an achene.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov
Bloom Notes: Anthers yellow to brownish, 3-13 ray florets, 9-22 disc florets.

Distribution

USA: CA

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2019-03-29
Research By: CBR

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