Calflora
Taxon  Report   8372    
Xylorhiza tortifolia  (Torr. & A. Gray) Greene  var. tortifolia 
Desert aster,   Mojave aster,   Mojave woodyaster
Xylorhiza tortifolia var. tortifolia, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in western North America.
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Bloom Period
Family: Asteraceae  
Genus: Xylorhiza
Parent: Xylorhiza tortifolia

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

Alternate Names:
PLANTSAplopappus tortifolius
PLANTSAster abatus
PLANTSAster goodingii
PLANTSAster mohavensis
PLANTSAster tortifolius
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More information about  Xylorhiza tortifolia var. tortifolia

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: 10/17/2021).