Calflora
Taxon  Report   6962    
Pyrrocoma apargioides  (A. Gray) Greene
Alpine pyrrocoma,  Alpineflames
Pyrrocoma apargioides
© 2009 Keir Morse
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Pyrrocoma apargioides
© 2006 Steve Matson
Pyrrocoma apargioides
© 2003 Steve Matson
Pyrrocoma apargioides, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Pyrrocoma apargioides
© 2003 Christopher L. Christie
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Pyrrocoma
Communities: Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields

Habitat: meadows, slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Haplopappus apargioides
ICPN: Pyrrocoma demissa
More information about  Pyrrocoma apargioides
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 (PYAP2)

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 20, 2018).

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