Taxon  Report   4757    
Lessingia virgata  A. Gray
Virgate lessingia,  Wand lessingia
Lessingia virgata
© 2008 George W. Hartwell
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Lessingia virgata
© 2009 George W. Hartwell
Lessingia virgata
© 2005 George W. Hartwell
Lessingia virgata, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Lessingia virgata
© 2011 Zoya Akulova
Genus: Lessingia
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Valley Grassland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
More information about  Lessingia virgata
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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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).