Hulsea algida A. Gray
Alpinegold, Pacific Hulsea
Asteraceae (Aster Family)
Synonym(s): Hulsea caespitosa, Hulsea carnosa, Hulsea nevadensis
USDA Symbol: HUAL
The similar Dwarf Hulsea (H. nana), from the mountains of Washington, Oregon, and northern California, is more compact, rarely more than 4 (10 cm) high, with a flower stalk that is usually leafless, and a head with only about 21 rays.
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Bloom InformationBloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep
DistributionUSA: CA , ID , MT , NV , OR , WY
Native Distribution: Idaho and southwestern Montana to northeastern Oregon and the mountains along the eastern edge of California.
Native Habitat: Sand or gravel, rock crevices high in the mountains.
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Hulsea algida in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Hulsea algida in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Hulsea algida
MetadataRecord Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff