Taxon  Report   8356 
Wyethia angustifolia  (DC.) Nutt.
California compassplant,  Narrow leaf mule ears, Narrow leaved mule ears, Narrowleaf mule ears
Wyethia angustifolia
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
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Wyethia angustifolia
© 2013 Robert Sikora
Wyethia angustifolia
© 2015 Barry Breckling
Wyethia angustifolia, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Wyethia angustifolia
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Genus: Wyethia
Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)
Habitat: slopes [Walker]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Wyethia angustifolia var. foliosa
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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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Apr 30, 2017).

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