Taxon  Report   3768    
Gayophytum racemosum  Torr. & A. Gray
Black foot gayophytum,  Black footed groundsmoke, Blackfoot groundsmoke
Gayophytum racemosum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Genus: Gayophytum
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Habitat: slopes

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Gayophytum helleri var. glabrum
PLANTS: Gayophytum helleri
PLANTS: Gayophytum humile var. hirtellum
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More information about  Gayophytum racemosum
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: May 26, 2020).