Taxon  Report   11722 
Helianthus petiolaris  Nutt.  ssp. canescens  (A. Gray) D.J. Keil
Gray desert sunflower
Helianthus petiolaris ssp. canescens
© 1988 Arthur H. Bazell, M.D.
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Helianthus petiolaris ssp. canescens
© 2014 Keir Morse
Helianthus petiolaris ssp. canescens
© 2014 Keir Morse
Helianthus petiolaris ssp. canescens, a dicot, is an annual or perennial herb that is native to California.

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Helianthus petiolaris ssp. canescens
© 1998 Arthur H. Bazell, M.D.
Genus: Helianthus
Parent Record Helianthus petiolaris
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Name Status:
Accepted by JEF
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ICPN: Helianthus niveus ssp. canescens
ICPN: Helianthus petiolaris var. canescens
More information about  Helianthus petiolaris ssp. canescens
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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Aug 21, 2018).

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