Calflora
Taxon  Report   3969    
Grindelia stricta  DC.  var. platyphylla  (Greene) M. A. Lane
Gumplant,  Gumweed, Oregon gumweed, Pacific gum plant
Grindelia stricta var. platyphylla
© 2011 Neal Kramer
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Grindelia stricta var. platyphylla
© 2013 Neal Kramer
Grindelia stricta var. platyphylla
© 2016 Neal Kramer
Grindelia stricta var. platyphylla, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Grindelia stricta var. platyphylla
© 2013 Robert Sikora
Communities: Coastal Salt Marsh, Coastal Strand, Coastal Sage Scrub, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Habitat: coastal, salt-marsh

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Grindelia latifolia ssp. platyphylla
PLANTS: Grindelia latifolia var. platyphylla
ICPN + PLANTS: Grindelia latifolia
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More information about  Grindelia stricta var. platyphylla
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (GRSTP2)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 16, 2018).

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