Taxon  Report   1912 
Chaetopappa ericoides  (Torr.) G. L. Nesom
Heath leaved chaetopappa,  Rose heath
Chaetopappa ericoides
© 2004 James M. Andre
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Chaetopappa ericoides
© 2009 Aaron Schusteff
Chaetopappa ericoides
© 2001 Larry Blakely
Chaetopappa ericoides, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Chaetopappa ericoides
© 2008 Steve Matson
Genus: Chaetopappa
Joshua Tree Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Bristle-cone Pine Forest
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Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Aster arenosus
PLANTS: Aster ericaefolius
PLANTS: Aster hirtifolius
PLANTS: Aster leucelene
PLANTS: Inula ericoides
PLANTS: Leucelene ericoides
More information about  Chaetopappa ericoides
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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:   (Accessed: Jun 23, 2018).

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