Taxon  Report   3769 
Gayophytum ramosissimum  Torrey & A. Gray
Pinyon gayophytum,  Pinyon groundsmoke
Gayophytum ramosissimum
© © 2015 John Doyen
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Gayophytum ramosissimum
© 2015 John Doyen
Gayophytum ramosissimum
© 2015 John Doyen
Gayophytum ramosissimum, 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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Gayophytum ramosissimum
© 2015 John Doyen
Genus: Gayophytum
Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Northern Juniper Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest
Habitat: slopes, ridges
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Gayophytum ramosissimum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
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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: Dec 17, 2017).

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