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Eucephalus tomentellus  (Greene) Greene

(not an active name)

Rayless aster
Eucephalus tomentellus is a perennial herb that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in western North America.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial

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Genus: Eucephalus
Family: Asteraceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Communities: Douglas-Fir Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
CNPSAster brickellioides var. brickellioides
JEFAster brickellioides
PLANTSAster tomentellus
JEFEucephalus brickellioides
PLANTSSericocarpus tomentellus
Information about  Eucephalus tomentellus from other sources
Nursery 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. [web application]. 2024. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 07/19/2024).