Calflora
Taxon  Report   4305    
Hymenoxys odorata  DC.
Bitter rubberweed,  Fragrant bitter weed
Hymenoxys odorata
© 2015 Richard Spellenberg
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Hymenoxys odorata
© 2015 Richard Spellenberg
Hymenoxys odorata
© 2012 James M. Andre
Hymenoxys odorata, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Hymenoxys odorata
© 2015 Richard Spellenberg
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Hymenoxys
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Picradenia odorata
More information about  Hymenoxys odorata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (HYOD)

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 17, 2018).

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