Calflora
Taxon  Report   8942    
Jensia yosemitana  (A. Gray) B. G. Baldwin
Yosemite tarplant
Jensia yosemitana
© 2010 Jean Pawek
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Jensia yosemitana, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
also called Madia yosemitana
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 3.2 (review list).   8th Edition

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Jensia yosemitana
© 2009 Barry Breckling
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Jensia
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: meadows

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + CNPS + PLANTS: Madia yosemitana
More information about  Jensia yosemitana
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

USDA PLANTS Profile (JEYO)

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 12, 2018).

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