Taxon  Report   9257    
Thymophylla pentachaeta  (DC.) Small
Fiveneedle pricklyleaf
Thymophylla pentachaeta
© 2012 Keir Morse
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Thymophylla pentachaeta
© 2015 Wynn Anderson
Thymophylla pentachaeta
© 2012 Keir Morse
Thymophylla pentachaeta, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

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Thymophylla pentachaeta
© 2006 Heath McAllister
Genus: Thymophylla
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

More information about  Thymophylla pentachaeta
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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 20, 2019).