Taxon  Report   4155 
Heterotheca villosa  (Pursh) Shinn.
Hairy false goldenaster,  Hairy goldenaster
Heterotheca villosa
© 2005 Robert Sivinski
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Heterotheca villosa
© 1978 Lee Dittmann
Heterotheca villosa
© 2013 John Doyen
Heterotheca villosa, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

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Heterotheca villosa
© 2010 Barry Breckling
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 villosa
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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Dec 17, 2017).

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