Calflora
Taxon  Report   7730    
Sphaeromeria cana  (D. C. Eaton) A. Heller
Gray chickensage,  Tansy
Sphaeromeria cana
© 2005 Steve Matson
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Sphaeromeria cana, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Sphaeromeria cana
© 2003 Christopher L. Christie
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Sphaeromeria
Communities: Subalpine Forest, Bristle-cone Pine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Tanacetum canum
ICPN: Artemisia albicans
More information about  Sphaeromeria cana
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 (SPCA7)

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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