Taxon  Report   3426    
Eriophyllum jepsonii  Greene
Jepson eriophyllum,  Jepson's woolly sunflower
Eriophyllum jepsonii
© J. E.(Jed) and Bonnie McClellan1999 California Academy of Sciences
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Eriophyllum jepsonii
© 2016 Richard Spjut
Eriophyllum jepsonii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Observation Hotline
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point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Plant Characteristics
and Associations

Bloom Period
Eriophyllum jepsonii
© 2018 Matthew Allen
Genus: Eriophyllum
Communities: Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Northern Coastal Scrub, Coastal Sage Scrub

Serpentine affinity: 3.5; (broad endemic / strong indicator)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

More information about  Eriophyllum jepsonii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


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website references from Google

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 23, 2019).