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Hollisteria lanata

Hollisteria lanata S. Watson

False Spikeflower, False Spineflower

Polygonaceae (Buckwheat family)


USDA Symbol: HOLA2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Achene
Size Notes: Up to about 4 inches tall by 20 inches across.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul


Native Habitat: Sandy to gravelly or clayey places, mixed grassland, desert scrub, chaparral communities, woodlands.

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.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2020-11-12
Research By: CBR

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