Calflora
Taxon  Report   8941    
Heterotheca shevockii  (Semple) Semple
Shevock's golden aster
Heterotheca shevockii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, and endemic (limited) to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   CNDDB
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Observation Search
(29 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: Asteraceae  
Genus: Heterotheca

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Communities: Foothill Woodland, Chaparral

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + CNPS + PLANTSHeterotheca villosa var. shevockii
More information about  Heterotheca shevockii
International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

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Consortium of California Herbaria 2

Heterotheca: from the Greek heteros, "different," and theke, "ovary," from the unlike achenes [small, dry, one-seeded fruit that does not open to release the seed] of the ray and disk florets (contributed by Cynthia Powell)

shevockii: after James R. Shevock (1950- ), a California botanist currently working for the National Park Service. (contributed by Cynthia Powell)


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).