Taxon  Report   3766 
Gayophytum humile  A.L. Juss.
Dwarf groundsmoke,  Gayophytum, Low gayophytum
Gayophytum humile
© 2011 Ryan Batten
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Gayophytum humile
© 2016 John Doyen
Gayophytum humile
© 2005 Steve Matson
Gayophytum humile, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Gayophytum humile
© 2014 Debra L. Cook
Genus: Gayophytum
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, North Coastal Coniferous Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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TJM2 + PLANTS: Gayophytum nuttallii
More information about  Gayophytum humile
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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: Feb 17, 2018).

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