Taxon  Report   4750    
Lessingia micradenia  Greene  var. glabrata  (D. D. Keck) Ferris
Smooth lessingia
Lessingia micradenia var. glabrata
© 2007 Neal Kramer
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Lessingia micradenia var. glabrata
© 2011 Aaron Arthur
Lessingia micradenia var. glabrata
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Lessingia micradenia var. glabrata, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Lessingia micradenia var. glabrata
© 2014 Chris Winchell
Genus: Lessingia
Parent: Lessingia micradenia
Communities: Chaparral

Serpentine affinity: 5.1; (broad endemic)

Habitat: disturbed

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Lessingia ramulosa var. glabrata
More information about  Lessingia micradenia var. glabrata
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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 22, 2019).