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Lasthenia maritima

Lasthenia maritima (A. Gray) Ornduff

Maritime Goldfields, Seaside Goldfields

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Baeria maritima, Baeria minor ssp. maritima, Lasthenia minor ssp. maritima, Lasthenia minor var. maritima

USDA Symbol: LAMA8

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 10 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: May , Jun , Jul


Canada: BC

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


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

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