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Heterotheca sessiliflora  (Nutt.) Shinners  ssp. sessiliflora 
Sessileflower false goldenaster
Heterotheca sessiliflora ssp. sessiliflora
© 2017 Jeff Elman
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Heterotheca sessiliflora ssp. sessiliflora
© 2006 Vince Scheidt
Heterotheca sessiliflora ssp. sessiliflora
© 2010 Vince Scheidt
Heterotheca sessiliflora ssp. sessiliflora, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Heterotheca sessiliflora ssp. sessiliflora
© 2015 Keir Morse
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Chrysopsis sessiliflora
PLANTS: Chrysopsis villosa var. sessiliflora
ICPN: Heterotheca sessiliflora var. sessiliflora
More information about  Heterotheca sessiliflora ssp. sessiliflora
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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: Nov 20, 2018).

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