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Venegasia carpesioides

Venegasia carpesioides DC.

Canyon Sunflower

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: VECA

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub , Shrub
Size Notes: Up to about 8 feet 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

Distribution

USA: CA

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

Metadata

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

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