Calflora
Taxon  Report   3565    
Euthamia occidentalis  Nutt.
Western flat topped goldenrod,  Western goldenrod, Western goldentop
Euthamia occidentalis
© 2017 Evan Josa
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Euthamia occidentalis
© 2008 Keir Morse
Euthamia occidentalis
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff
Euthamia occidentalis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Euthamia occidentalis
© 2008 Jennifer Buck
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Euthamia
Communities: Coastal Salt Marsh, Freshwater Wetlands, Valley Grassland, Coastal Prairie, Sagebrush Scrub, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Habitat: streambanks, meadows, coastal, salt-marsh, freshwater-marsh

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Euthamia californica
PLANTS: Euthamia linearifolia
PLANTS: Solidago occidentalis
More information about  Euthamia occidentalis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (EUOC4)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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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