Taxon  Report   6453 
Pholistoma auritum  (Lindley) Lilja
Blue fiestaflower,  Fiesta flower
Pholistoma auritum
© 2014 David Graber
Click on a photo to see it bigger.
Pholistoma auritum
© 2015 Irene Lindsey
Pholistoma auritum
© 2014 Thomas Reyes
Pholistoma auritum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Interactive Distribution Map

Observation Hotline
(observation details + photos)

point, line, or polygon

Plant Characteristics
and Associations

Bloom Period
Pholistoma auritum
© 2003 Christopher L. Christie
Genus: Pholistoma
Subspecies and Varieties:
Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral, Northern Oak Woodland, Southern Oak Woodland, Foothill Woodland
Habitat: canyons, slopes
Distribution by County 

Add an Observation of  Pholistoma auritum

Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Pholistoma auritum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation (ITIS)


Search the International Plants Names Index

Search (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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:   (Accessed: Feb 25, 2018).

The information on this page comes from diverse sources. None of the links are sponsored.