Taxon  Report   10921 
Helminthotheca echioides  (L. ) Holub
Bristly ox-tongue
Helminthotheca echioides, a dicot, is an annual or perennial herb that is not native to California.

The California Invasive Plant Council classifies its potential impact on native ecosystems as limited (plant profile).

 

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Bloom Period
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places, wetland-riparian
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Helminthotheca
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2
Other Names:
(according to)

TJM2: Picris echioides
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website references on Google

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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 Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 22, 2014).

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