California Goldfields

Lasthenia californica

Asteraceae Family (Sunflower)


Distinguishing Characteristics

  • Pappus on achene consists of several narrow awns which are equal in length. Leaves entire.
  • Compare with Lasthenia fremontii which has a pappus of short and long bristles, and dissected leaves.


  • Grassland.

Additional Information



Copyright 2004-2009 Carol W. Witham. All rights reserved.