Taxon  Report   3967 
Grindelia stricta  DC.
Coastal gumweed,  Gumweed, Oregon gumweed
Grindelia stricta
© 2008 Jorg Fleige
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Grindelia stricta
© 2014 John Doyen
Grindelia stricta
© 2014 John Doyen
Grindelia stricta, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Grindelia stricta
© 2007 Trent M. Draper
Coastal Salt Marsh, Coastal Strand, Northern Coastal Scrub, wetland-riparian
Habitat: coastal, salt-marsh
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Grindelia stricta
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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 20, 2018).

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