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Grindelia hirsutula
gumweed Aster Family
Grindelia hirsutula Asteraceae
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common names
  gumweed
  hairy gumplant
accepted scientific name
  Grindelia hirsutula Hook. & Arn.
rules for finding collection records
  Grindelia camporum (654)
  Grindelia hirsutula (2823)
  Grindelia nana (423)
  Grindelia squarrosa quasiperennis (187)
  Grindelia stricta (612)
family name
  Asteraceae
Image Author: ©2004 Anthony Valois and the National Park Service
Image License: public domain
Image Source
Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is .5 to 2 inches
Number of ray petals: 10 to 60
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed last week of March thru end of November

How Likely at this Location (100%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (72%)
According to www.efloras.org, "As circumscribed here, Grindelia hirsutula includes 30 or more reputedly distinct, local, regional, or ecotypic facies that have been named at species or infraspecific rank. Locally, such facies are easily recognized; in a broad view, they intergrade with other facies and are parts of a heterogeneous continuum."
base map where plant found

Disturbed
Grassland
Forest
Salt Marsh
Riparian
Desert
Sand
Rocky
Brush
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