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Harmonia nutans  (Greene) B. G. Baldwin
Nodding harmonia
Harmonia nutans is an annual herb that is native to California, and endemic (limited) to California.
also called Madia nutans
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).
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~129 records in California
yellowone or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle
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Genus: Harmonia
Family: Asteraceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Communities: Foothill Woodland, Chaparral
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + CNPS + PLANTSMadia nutans
Information about  Harmonia nutans from other sources
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (HANU3)

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[Wikipedia] Limited Range, Habitat: Harmonia nutans is endemic to California, where it is limited to the Coast Ranges in the San Francisco Bay Area and slopes to the north. It is reported only from Solano, Napa, Lake and Sonoma Counties.[1] It grows in common mountain habitat such as chaparral and woodland, often on volcanic soils. (link added by Mary Ann Machi)


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: 07/22/2024).