Taxon  Report   6232 
Pentachaeta lyonii  A. Gray
Lyon's pentachaeta,  Lyon's pygmydaisy
Pentachaeta lyonii
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Pentachaeta lyonii, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

It is listed by the State of California as Endangered and by the Federal Government as 'Endangered '.

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Pentachaeta lyonii
© 2003 Michael Charters
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Pentachaeta
Communities:
Chaparral, Valley Grassland
Habitat: openings [CNPS Inventory]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Chaetopappa lyonii
More information about  Pentachaeta lyonii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Feb 13, 2016).

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