Taxon  Report   3427 
Eriophyllum lanatum  (Pursh) James Forbes
Common woollysunflower, Wooly Sunflower, common woolly sunflower, woolly sunflower
Eriophyllum lanatum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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 Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Communities: Douglas-Fir Forest, Coastal Prairie, Redwood Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Northern Juniper Woodland, Sagebrush Scrub, Northern Oak Woodland, Valley Grassland
Genus: Eriophyllum
Subspecies and Varieties:
Eriophyllum lanatum var. achilleoides
Eriophyllum lanatum var. aphanactis
Eriophyllum lanatum var. arachnoideum
Eriophyllum lanatum var. croceum
Eriophyllum lanatum var. grandiflorum
Eriophyllum lanatum var. hallii
Eriophyllum lanatum var. integrifolium
Eriophyllum lanatum var. lanceolatum
Eriophyllum lanatum var. obovatum
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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website references on Google


Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

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Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Database

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 Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Apr 20, 2014).

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