Taxon  Report   10460 
Xylorhiza tortifolia  (Torr. & A. Gray) Greene
Mojave woodyaster
Xylorhiza tortifolia
© 2018 Angelique Herman
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Xylorhiza tortifolia
© 2004 James M. Andre
Xylorhiza tortifolia
© 1998 Larry Blakely
Xylorhiza tortifolia, 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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Xylorhiza tortifolia
© 2010 Neal Kramer
Genus: Xylorhiza
Subspecies and Varieties:
Creosote Bush Scrub
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Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS + JM93
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ICPN: Wyethia ovata var. funerea
More information about  Xylorhiza tortifolia
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

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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: Aug 16, 2018).

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