Taxon  Report   8003 
Tonestus peirsonii  (Keck) G. Nesom & R. Morgan
Peirson's haplopappus,  Peirson's serpentweed
Tonestus peirsonii, a dicot, is a perennial 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 4.3 (limited distribution).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Tonestus peirsonii
© 2012 Steve Matson
Tonestus peirsonii
© 1992 Dean Wm. Taylor
Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields
Habitat: ridges [CNPS Inventory]
Genus: Tonestus
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Haplopappus eximius ssp. peirsonii
TJM2: Lorandersonia peirsonii
CNPS + PLANTS: Haplopappus peirsonii
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Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Apr 01, 2015).

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