Calflora
Taxon  Report   3768 
Gayophytum racemosum  Torrey & A. Gray
Black foot gayophytum,  Black footed groundsmoke, Blackfoot groundsmoke
Gayophytum racemosum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Family: ONAGRACEAE  
Genus: Gayophytum
Communities:
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian
Habitat: slopes
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Gayophytum helleri var. glabrum
PLANTS: Gayophytum helleri
PLANTS: Gayophytum humile var. hirtellum
PLANTS: Gayophytum racemosum var. caesium
ICPN: Gayophytum helleri var. erosulatum
More information about  Gayophytum racemosum
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

Original Publication citation (ITIS)

USDA PLANTS Profile (GARA)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 18, 2017).

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