Calflora
Taxon  Report   8372    
Xylorhiza tortifolia  (Torr. & A. Gray) Greene  var. tortifolia 
Desert aster,  Mojave aster, Mojave woodyaster
Xylorhiza tortifolia var. tortifolia, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Xylorhiza
Parent: Xylorhiza tortifolia
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Aplopappus tortifolius
PLANTS: Aster abatus
PLANTS: Aster goodingii
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More information about  Xylorhiza tortifolia var. tortifolia
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (XYTOT)


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jun 19, 2019).