Taxon  Report   4266 
Hulsea californica  Torrey & A. Gray
San diego alpinegold,  San diego sunflower
Hulsea californica
© 2004 Charles E. Jones
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Hulsea californica
© 2003 Julie B. Alpert
Hulsea californica
© 2005 Aaron Schusteff
Hulsea californica, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Hulsea californica
© 2004 Charles E. Jones
Genus: Hulsea
Yellow Pine Forest
Habitat: openings
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Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
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Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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 20, 2018).

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