Taxon  Report   8364    
Wyethia ovata  Torr. & A. Gray
Southern mule ears,  Southern wyethia
Wyethia ovata
© 1996 Christopher L. Christie
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Wyethia ovata
© 2011 Neal Kramer
Wyethia ovata
© 2011 Neal Kramer
Wyethia ovata, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Wyethia ovata
© 2011 Neal Kramer
Genus: Wyethia
Communities: Chaparral, Yellow Pine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Agnorhiza ovata

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Agnorhiza ovata
More information about  Wyethia ovata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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 19, 2019).