Taxon  Report   4266    
Hulsea californica  Torr. & A. Gray
San diego alpinegold,  San diego sunflower
Hulsea californica
© 2004 Charles E. Jones
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Hulsea californica
© 2003 Julie B. Alpert
Hulsea californica
© 2005 Aaron Schusteff
Hulsea californica, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Hulsea californica
© 2004 Charles E. Jones
Genus: Hulsea
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest

Habitat: openings

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

More information about  Hulsea californica
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 21, 2019).