Vernal Pool Goldfields

Lasthenia fremontii

Asteraceae Family (Sunflower)


Distinguishing Characteristics

  • Pappus on achene consists of  several long bristles with short bristles in between. Leaves generally dissected.
  • Compare with Lasthenia californica which has a pappus of equal length awns and entire leaves.


  • Vernal pools.

Additional Information



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