Taxon  Report   8371    
Xylorhiza orcuttii  (Vasey & Rose) Greene
Orcutt's aster,  Orcutt's woody aster
Xylorhiza orcuttii
© 2012 Keir Morse
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Xylorhiza orcuttii
© 2015 Keir Morse
Xylorhiza orcuttii
© 2007 Richard Zmasek
Xylorhiza orcuttii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, Baja California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Xylorhiza orcuttii
© 2017 Bonnie Nickel
Genus: Xylorhiza
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Aster orcuttii
PLANTS: Machaeranthera orcuttii
More information about  Xylorhiza orcuttii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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 21, 2019).