Calflora
Taxon  Report   7154    
Rigiopappus leptocladus  A. Gray
Rigiopappus,  Wire weed, Wireweed
Rigiopappus leptocladus
© 2011 Neal Kramer
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Rigiopappus leptocladus
© 2008 Keir Morse
Rigiopappus leptocladus
© 2008 Keir Morse
Rigiopappus leptocladus, 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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Rigiopappus leptocladus
© 2005 Keir Morse
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Rigiopappus
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)

Serpentine affinity: 1.9; (weak indicator)

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

 
More information about  Rigiopappus leptocladus
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 (RILE2)

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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