Taxon  Report   3765    
Gayophytum heterozygum  H. Lewis & Szweyk.
Zig zag gayophytum,  Zigzag groundsmoke
Gayophytum heterozygum
© 2018 Cristian Singer
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Gayophytum heterozygum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Gayophytum heterozygum
© 2003 Christopher L. Christie
Genus: Gayophytum
Communities: Chaparral, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Gayophytum diffusum var. villosum
More information about  Gayophytum heterozygum
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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: Nov 12, 2018).

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