Calflora
Taxon  Report   8941 
Heterotheca shevockii  (Semple) Semple
Shevock's golden aster
Heterotheca shevockii
© 2017 Chris Winchell
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Heterotheca shevockii
© 2017 Chris Winchell
Heterotheca shevockii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Heterotheca shevockii
© 2017 Chris Winchell
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Heterotheca
Communities:
Chaparral, Foothill Woodland
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
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Accepted by ICPN + CNPS + PLANTS
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ICPN + CNPS + PLANTS: Heterotheca villosa var. shevockii
More information about  Heterotheca shevockii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

Heterotheca:  from the Greek heteros, "different," and theke, "ovary," from the unlike achenes [small, dry, one-seeded fruit that does not open to release the seed] of the ray and disk florets (contributed by Cynthia Powell)

shevockii:  after James R. Shevock (1950- ), a California botanist currently working for the National Park Service. (contributed by Cynthia Powell)

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (HESH4)

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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 19, 2018).

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