Calflora
Taxon  Report   8906    
Deinandra arida  (D. D. Keck) B. G. Baldwin
Red rock tarplant
Deinandra arida
© 2003 Heath McAllister
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Deinandra arida, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
also called Hemizonia arida
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

It is listed by the State of California as Rare .

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point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

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Deinandra arida
© 2003 Heath McAllister
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Deinandra
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + CNPS + PLANTS: Hemizonia arida
More information about  Deinandra arida
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 (DEAR8)

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).