Calflora
Taxon  Report   4269    
Hulsea nana  A. Gray
Dwarf alpinegold,  Dwarf hulsea
Hulsea nana
© 2010 Keir Morse
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Hulsea nana
© 2010 Keir Morse
Hulsea nana
© 2010 Keir Morse
Hulsea nana, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Hulsea nana
© 2010 Keir Morse
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Hulsea
Communities: Alpine Fell-fields
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Hulsea larsenii
PLANTS: Hulsea nana var. larsenii
PLANTS: Hulsea volcanica
More information about  Hulsea nana
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (HUNA)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 16, 2018).

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