Taxon  Report   4594    
Lasthenia minor  (DC.) Ornduff
Coastal goldfields,  Smooth lasthenia, Woolly goldfields
Lasthenia minor
© 2005 George W. Hartwell
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Lasthenia minor
© 2014 James Gonsman
Lasthenia minor
© 2018 Adam Chasey
Lasthenia minor, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Lasthenia minor
© 2015 Bill Thiessen
Genus: Lasthenia
Communities: Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland, Coastal Sage Scrub, Northern Coastal Scrub, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Habitat: streambanks, slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Baeria minor
PLANTS: Baeria uliginosa
ICPN: Monolopia minor
More information about  Lasthenia minor
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 16, 2019).