Taxon  Report   9131    
Glehnia littoralis  F. Schmidt ex Miq.
American silvertop
Glehnia littoralis
© 1998 Nick Kurzenko
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Glehnia littoralis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

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Plant Characteristics
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Glehnia littoralis
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California
Family: APIACEAE  
Genus: Glehnia
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Coastal Strand

Arid West: Occurs in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

More information about  Glehnia littoralis
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


Search (Flora of North America)

website references from Google

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 22, 2019).