Taxon  Report   4142    
Heterotheca grandiflora  Nutt.
Telegraph weed,  Telegraphweed
Heterotheca grandiflora
© 2001 Jeff Abbas
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Heterotheca grandiflora
© 2001 Jeff Abbas
Heterotheca grandiflora
© 2002 Lynn Watson
Heterotheca grandiflora, a dicot, is an annual or perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Heterotheca grandiflora
© 2017 Angelique Herman
Genus: Heterotheca
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Southern Oak Woodland, Foothill Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Heterotheca floribunda
More information about  Heterotheca grandiflora
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Dec 17, 2018).