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Logfia californica

Logfia californica (Nutt.) Holub

California Cottonrose, Fluffweed

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Filago californica, Oglifa californica

USDA Symbol: LOCA19

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 20 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: Red , Yellow , Purple , Brown
Bloom Time: Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul


USA: AZ , CA , NM , NV , TX , UT

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


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

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