Calflora
Taxon  Report   3921    
Glehnia littoralis  F. Schmidt ex Miq.  ssp. leiocarpa  (Mathias) Hultén
American glehnia,   American silvertop
Glehnia littoralis ssp. leiocarpa, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   CNDDB
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Observation Search
(79 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: Apiaceae  
Genus: Glehnia
Parent: Glehnia littoralis

Wetlands:
Arid West: Occurs in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: coastal

Communities: Coastal Strand

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTSCymopterus littoralis
JEF + PLANTSGlehnia leiocarpa
PLANTSGlehnia littoralis var. leiocarpa
More information about  Glehnia littoralis ssp. leiocarpa

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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 04/12/2021).