Calflora
Taxon  Report   10792    
Blepharizonia laxa  Greene
Glandular big tarweed
Blepharizonia laxa
© 2005 Keir Morse
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Blepharizonia laxa
© 2015 Zoya Akulova
Blepharizonia laxa
© 2015 Zoya Akulova
Blepharizonia laxa, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Blepharizonia laxa
© 2004 Keir Morse
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Blepharizonia
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Blepharizonia plumosa ssp. viscida
More information about  Blepharizonia laxa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (BLLA4)

Search efloras.org (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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 15, 2018).