Taxon  Report   3770    
Gazania linearis  (Thunb.) Druce
Gazania,  Treasure flower, Treasureflower
Gazania linearis
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff
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Gazania linearis
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff
Gazania linearis
© 2015 Richard Spellenberg
Gazania linearis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild. Cal-IPC rating: Moderate

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Gazania linearis
© 2015 Richard Spellenberg
Genus: Gazania
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places

Habitat: disturbed

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Gazania longiscapa
PLANTS: Gorteria linearis
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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).