Taxon  Report   3964    
Grindelia hirsutula  Hook. & Arn.  var. maritima  (Greene) M. A. Lane
Coastal gumweed,  San francisco gum plant, San francisco gumplant
Grindelia hirsutula var. maritima
© 2016 Neal Kramer
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Grindelia hirsutula var. maritima
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Grindelia hirsutula var. maritima
© 2015 Robert Sikora
Grindelia hirsutula var. maritima, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
also called Grindelia maritima
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 3.2 (review list).   8th Edition

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Grindelia hirsutula var. maritima
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Genus: Grindelia
Parent: Grindelia hirsutula
Communities: Valley Grassland, Northern Coastal Scrub, Coastal Sage Scrub, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Serpentine affinity: 1.7; (weak indicator)

Habitat: coastal

Name Status:
Accepted by CNPS + PLANTS

ICPN accepted name:
Grindelia hirsutula

Alternate Names:
CNPS + PLANTS: Grindelia maritima
More information about  Grindelia hirsutula var. maritima
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This plant is available commercially.
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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 19, 2019).