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Wyethia angustifolia
California compass-plant Aster Family
Wyethia angustifolia Asteraceae
common names
  California compass-plant
  narrowleaf mule's ears
accepted scientific name
  Wyethia angustifolia (DC.) Nutt.
rules for finding collection records
  Wyethia angustifolia (873)
family name
Image Author: ©2015 Richard Spellenberg
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 1.5 to 4.0 inches
Number of ray petals: 13 to 21
Leaf: Basal
Plant Observed 3rd week of March thru 3rd week of August

How Likely at this Location (28%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (81%)
Links to Plant Photos
Cal Photos (130)
G.D.Carr (9)
Wikimedia Commons (5)
Sharnoff Photography (3)
Adam Schneider (4)
Jay Sullivan (1)
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