Taxon  Report   4149 
Heterotheca sessiliflora  (Nutt.) Shinn.
Golden aster,  Sessileflower false goldenaster
Heterotheca sessiliflora
© 2009 Stanley Spencer
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Heterotheca sessiliflora
© 2011 Jean Pawek
Heterotheca sessiliflora
© 2011 Jean Pawek
Heterotheca sessiliflora, a dicot, is an annual or perennial herb that is native to California.

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Heterotheca sessiliflora
© 2011 Jorg & Mimi Fleige
Yellow Pine Forest, Sagebrush Scrub, Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral, Northern Coastal Scrub, Foothill Woodland, Valley Grassland, Red Fir Forest, Joshua Tree Woodland, Mixed Evergreen Forest
Habitat: canyons
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Heterotheca sessiliflora
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
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: Mar 20, 2018).

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