Taxon  Report   6499    
Picris echioides  L.  
(no longer an active name)
Bristly ox tongue,  Bristly oxtongue
Picris echioides, a dicot, is an annual or perennial herb that is not native to California; it has been naturalized in the wild.
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle
Genus: Picris
Habitat: disturbed

Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

ICPN other name:
Helminthotheca echioides

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Helminthotheca echioides
NOTE: Picris echioides is no longer an active name.
More information about  Picris echioides

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: Oct 13, 2019).