Taxon  Report   5869    
Nothocalais alpestris  (A. Gray) K. L. Chambers
Alpine lake prairie dandelion,  Alpine prairie dandelion
Nothocalais alpestris
© 2010 Keir Morse
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Nothocalais alpestris
© 2017 Robert Barnard
Nothocalais alpestris
© 2010 Keir Morse
Nothocalais alpestris, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

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Nothocalais alpestris
© 2010 Keir Morse
Genus: Nothocalais
Communities: Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields

Habitat: meadows, slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Agoseris alpestris
PLANTS: Agoseris barbellulata
PLANTS: Microseris alpestris
More information about  Nothocalais alpestris
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).