Calflora
Taxon  Report   7999    
Tolpis barbata  (L.) Gaertn.
European milkwort,  European umbrella milkwort
Tolpis barbata
© 2008 Zoya Akulova
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Tolpis barbata
© 2002 Bjørnar Olsen
Tolpis barbata, a dicot, is an annual or perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Tolpis barbata
© 2015 James Gonsman
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Tolpis
Communities: escaped cultivar
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Crepis barbata
PLANTS: Tolpis umbellata
More information about  Tolpis barbata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (TOBA)

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 17, 2018).

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