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Nemacaulis denudata  Nutt.  var. gracilis  Goodman & L. D. Benson
Cottonheads,   Slender woolly heads
Nemacaulis denudata var. gracilis is an annual herb that is native to California, and also found in Baja California; Sonora, Mexico and Arizona.
California Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).
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Observation Search
~101 records in California
yellowone or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle
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Parent: Nemacaulis denudata
Genus: Nemacaulis
Family: Polygonaceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Habitat: dunes

Communities: Coastal Strand, Creosote Bush Scrub

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Information about  Nemacaulis denudata var. gracilis from other sources
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (NEDEG)

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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: 07/21/2024).