Calflora
Taxon  Report   8370    
Xylorhiza cognata  (H. M. Hall) T. J. Watson
Mecca aster,   Mecca woodyaster
Xylorhiza cognata, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, and endemic (limited) to California.
also called Machaeranthera cognata
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   CNDDB
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Observation Search
(118 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: Asteraceae  
Genus: Xylorhiza

Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTSAster cognatus
PLANTSAster standleyi
JEF + CNPS + PLANTSMachaeranthera cognata
PLANTSXylorhiza standleyi
More information about  Xylorhiza cognata

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: 06/24/2021).