Calflora
Taxon  Report   8011    
Townsendia condensata  Parry
Cushion townsend daisy,  Hairy townsendia
Townsendia condensata
© 2012 Dylan Neubauer
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Townsendia condensata, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Townsendia condensata
© 2003 Yulan Tong
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Townsendia
Communities: Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Townsendia condensata var. condensata
More information about  Townsendia condensata
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 (TOCO2)

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 14, 2018).

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