Taxon  Report   3419 
Eriophyllum ambiguum  (A. Gray) A. Gray
Annual woolly sunflower,  Beautiful woolly sunflower
Eriophyllum ambiguum
© 2015 Debra L. Cook
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Eriophyllum ambiguum
© 2015 Debra L. Cook
Eriophyllum ambiguum
© 2013 Neal Kramer
Eriophyllum ambiguum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Eriophyllum ambiguum
© 2015 Debra L. Cook
Foothill Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Joshua Tree Woodland, Creosote Bush Scrub
Habitat: slopes
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Eriophyllum ambiguum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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:   (Accessed: Feb 25, 2018).

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