Taxon  Report   9985    
Grindelia squarrosa  (Pursh) Dunal
Curlycup gumweed
Grindelia squarrosa
© 2001 Larry Blakely
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Grindelia squarrosa
© 2012 Zoya Akulova
Grindelia squarrosa
© 2015 Richard Spellenberg
Grindelia squarrosa, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Grindelia squarrosa
© 2001 Larry Blakely
Genus: Grindelia
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Joshua Tree Woodland

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

More information about  Grindelia squarrosa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

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 16, 2019).