Calflora
Taxon  Report   4743    
Lessingia hololeuca  Greene
Woolly headed lessingia,  Woollyhead lessingia
Lessingia hololeuca
© 2003 James B. Gratiot
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Lessingia hololeuca
© 2010 Neal Kramer
Lessingia hololeuca
© 2015 Neal Kramer
Lessingia hololeuca, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 3 (review list).   8th Edition

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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Lessingia hololeuca
© 2010 Neal Kramer
Communities: Valley Grassland, Yellow Pine Forest, Northern Coastal Scrub

Serpentine affinity: 2.5; (strong indicator)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Lessingia bakeri
ICPN: Lessingia imbricata
More information about  Lessingia hololeuca
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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 (LEHO)

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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 19, 2018).

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