Calflora
Taxon  Report   6227    
Pentachaeta bellidiflora  Greene
White rayed pentachaeta,  Whiteray pygmydaisy
Pentachaeta bellidiflora
© 2015 Neal Kramer
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Pentachaeta bellidiflora
© 2015 Neal Kramer
Pentachaeta bellidiflora
© 2015 Neal Kramer
Pentachaeta bellidiflora, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

It is listed by the State of California as Endangered and by the Federal Government as 'Endangered '.

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one or more occurrences
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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Pentachaeta bellidiflora
© 2005 Doreen L. Smith
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Pentachaeta
Communities: Valley Grassland

Serpentine affinity: 2.4; (weak indicator)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Chaetopappa bellidiflora
PLANTS: Pentachaeta exilis var. grayi
More information about  Pentachaeta bellidiflora
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 (PEBE)

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 16, 2018).

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