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Stephanomeria blairii

Stephanomeria blairii Munz & I.M. Johnst.

Blair's Wirelettuce, Munzís Shrub

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Malacothrix blairii, Munzothamnus blairii

USDA Symbol: STBL2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub , Shrub
Size Notes: Up to about 6 feet tall.
Flower: Ligulate (strap-shaped) florets.
Fruit: Fruit is a cypsela (pl. cypselae). Though technically incorrect, the fruit is often referred to as an achene.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink , Purple
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov



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


Record Modified: 2019-05-17
Research By: CBR

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