Taxon  Report   11119 
Xanthisma spinulosum  (Pursh) D. R. Morgan & R. L. Hartm.  var. gooddingii  (A. Nelson) D. R. Morgan & R. L. Hartm.
Goodding's aster
Xanthisma spinulosum var. gooddingii
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Xanthisma spinulosum var. gooddingii
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Xanthisma spinulosum var. gooddingii
© 2010 James M. Andre
Xanthisma spinulosum var. gooddingii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Xanthisma spinulosum var. gooddingii
© 2010 Steve Matson
Genus: Xanthisma
Parent Record Xanthisma spinulosum
Creosote Bush Scrub
Wetlands: Arid West: Occurs in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
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ICPN: Machaeranthera pinnatifida var. gooddingii
More information about  Xanthisma spinulosum var. gooddingii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Sep 19, 2018).

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