Calflora
Taxon  Report   10954 
Leptosyne maritima  (Nutt.) A. Gray
Sea dahlia
Leptosyne maritima
© 2013 Keir Morse
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Leptosyne maritima
© 2006 Vince Scheidt
Leptosyne maritima
© 2011 Neal Kramer
Leptosyne maritima, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, Baja California.
also called Coreopsis maritima
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Leptosyne maritima
© 2011 Neal Kramer
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Leptosyne
Community:
Coastal Sage Scrub
Habitat: coastal
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Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS
Alternate Names:
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ICPN + CNPS: Coreopsis maritima
More information about  Leptosyne maritima
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Photos on PlantID.net

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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

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