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Lasthenia californica ssp. californica (California goldfields)
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Lasthenia californica ssp. californica

Lasthenia californica DC. ex Lindl. ssp. californica

California Goldfields

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Baeria chrysostoma, Baeria chrysostoma ssp. gracilis, Baeria chrysostoma ssp. hirsutula, Baeria chrysostoma var. gracilis, Baeria hirsutula, Lasthenia chrysostoma


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 15 inches 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: Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun


USA: AZ , CA , NM , OR

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 Lasthenia californica ssp. californica in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Lasthenia californica ssp. californica in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Lasthenia californica ssp. californica


Record Modified: 2022-12-29
Research By: CBR

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