Calflora
Taxon  Report   8941    
Heterotheca shevockii  (Semple) Semple
Shevock's golden aster
Heterotheca shevockii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, and is endemic (limited) to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   CNPS Inventory
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Bloom Period
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Heterotheca
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Communities: Chaparral, Foothill Woodland

Name Status:
Accepted by CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + CNPS + PLANTS: Heterotheca villosa var. shevockii
More information about  Heterotheca shevockii
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (HESH4)

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Consortium of California Herbaria

Heterotheca:  from the Greek heteros, "different," and theke, "ovary," from the unlike achenes [small, dry, one-seeded fruit that does not open to release the seed] of the ray and disk florets (contributed by Cynthia Powell)

shevockii:  after James R. Shevock (1950- ), a California botanist currently working for the National Park Service. (contributed by Cynthia Powell)


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 19, 2019).