Calflora
Taxon  Report   10484    
Xanthisma gracile  (Nutt.) D. R. Morgan & R. L. Hartm.
Annual bristleweed
Xanthisma gracile, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   CNPS Inventory
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one or more occurrences
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Bloom Period
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Xanthisma
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS

Alternate Names:
JEF + CNPS: Machaeranthera gracilis
More information about  Xanthisma gracile
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

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Landscape information from Calscape

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Consortium of California Herbaria


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 15, 2019).