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Gutierrezia californica
California matchweed Aster Family
Gutierrezia californica Asteraceae
common names
  California matchweed
  San Joaquin snakeweed
accepted scientific name
  Gutierrezia californica (DC.) Torr. & A. Gray
rules for finding collection records
  Gutierrezia bracteata (38)
  Gutierrezia californica (1016)
family name
Image Author: ©2009 Anthony Valois and the National Park Service
Image License: public domain
Image Source
Category: Wildflowers, Shrubs
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is .3 to .4 inches
Number of ray petals: 4 to 13
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed All Year

How Likely at this Location (24%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (45%)
Links to Plant Photos
Cal Photos (47)
Tony Valois NPS (6)
Jay Sullivan (1)
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Native Plant Status
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