Taxon  Report   13053    
Dittrichia viscosa  (L.) Greuter
False yellowhead
Dittrichia viscosa
© 2014 Zoya Akulova
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Dittrichia viscosa
© 2014 Zoya Akulova
Dittrichia viscosa, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California. There is a high risk of this plant becoming invasive in California according to Cal-IPC.

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Plant Characteristics
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Dittrichia viscosa
© 2005 Luigi Rignanese
Genus: Dittrichia
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

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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:   (Accessed: Jan 20, 2019).