Taxon  Report   3978    
Gutierrezia microcephala  (DC.) A. Gray
Matchweed,  Sticky snakeweed, Threadleaf snakeweed
Gutierrezia microcephala
© 2012 Neal Kramer
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Gutierrezia microcephala
© 2004 James M. Andre
Gutierrezia microcephala
© 2015 Richard Spellenberg
Gutierrezia microcephala, a dicot, is a shrub (stem succulent) that is native to California.

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Gutierrezia microcephala
© 2018 Diane Etchison
Genus: Gutierrezia
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Brachyris microcephala
PLANTS: Gutierrezia glomerella
PLANTS: Gutierrezia lucida
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More information about  Gutierrezia microcephala
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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).