Taxon  Report   7805    
Stephanomeria virgata  Benth.
Rod wirelettuce,  Tall stephanomeria, Twiggy wreath plant, Virgate stephanomeria
Stephanomeria virgata
© 2010 Steven Thorsted
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Stephanomeria virgata
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Stephanomeria virgata
© 2008 Keir Morse
Stephanomeria virgata, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Stephanomeria virgata
© 2009 Zoya Akulova
Genus: Stephanomeria
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Coastal Strand, Coastal Sage Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), weed, characteristic of disturbed places

Habitat: coastal,, disturbed

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Stephanomeria 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

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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Dec 17, 2018).