Calflora
Taxon  Report   10720    
Youngia japonica  (L.) DC.
Oriental false hawksbeard
Youngia japonica
© 2012 Zoya Akulova
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Youngia japonica, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California.

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Plant Characteristics
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Youngia japonica
© 2012 Zoya Akulova
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Youngia
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Crepis japonica
PLANTS: Youngia japonica ssp. elstonii
PLANTS: Youngia thunbergiana
More information about  Youngia japonica
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on Google Images

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (YOJA)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 12, 2018).

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