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Isocoma acradenia  (Greene) Greene
Alkali goldenbush,   Desert isocoma
Isocoma acradenia is a shrub that is native to California, and found only slightly beyond California borders.
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Subspecies and Varieties:
Genus: Isocoma
Family: Asteraceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Communities: Shadscale Scrub, Creosote Bush Scrub, Alkali Sink, Joshua Tree Woodland

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Information about  Isocoma acradenia from other sources
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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EthnoHerbalist: The Cahuilla prepared a poultice from the boiled leaves of the alkali goldenbush, so as to help sores heal. They also soaked the leaves in a pan of boiling water ? and then inhaled the steam when their throats were sore.

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: 05/25/2024).