Calflora
Taxon  Report   7800    
Stephanomeria pauciflora  (Torr.) A. Nelson
Brownplume wirelettuce,  Desert straw, Wire lettuce
Stephanomeria pauciflora
© 2010 Neal Kramer
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Stephanomeria pauciflora
© 2015 Barry Breckling
Stephanomeria pauciflora
© 2010 Neal Kramer
Stephanomeria pauciflora, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Stephanomeria pauciflora
© 2001 Larry Blakely
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Stephanomeria
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Lygodesmia pauciflora
PLANTS: Ptiloria pauciflora
PLANTS: Stephanomeria cinerea
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More information about  Stephanomeria pauciflora
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 (STPA4)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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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