Taxon  Report   7730    
Sphaeromeria cana  (D. C. Eaton) A. Heller
Gray chickensage,  Tansy
Sphaeromeria cana
© 2003 Christopher L. Christie
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Sphaeromeria cana, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Sphaeromeria cana
© 2005 Steve Matson
Genus: Sphaeromeria
Communities: Subalpine Forest, Bristle-cone Pine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Tanacetum canum
ICPN: Artemisia albicans
More information about  Sphaeromeria cana
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 23, 2019).