Taxon  Report   6971    
Pyrrocoma racemosa  (Nutt.) Torr. & A. Gray
Clustered goldenweed,  Racemose pyrrocoma
Pyrrocoma racemosa
© 2008 Keir Morse
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Pyrrocoma racemosa
© 2008 Keir Morse
Pyrrocoma racemosa
© 2007 Steve Matson
Pyrrocoma racemosa, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Pyrrocoma racemosa
© 2016 John Doyen
Communities: Coastal Salt Marsh, Coastal Prairie, Valley Grassland, Chaparral, Yellow Pine Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest, Northern Juniper Woodland, Sagebrush Scrub, Alkali Sink, Red Fir Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Habitat: coastal, salt-marsh

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Pyrrocoma racemosa
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 19, 2019).