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.

Habitat(s)

  • Vernal pools.

Additional Information

 

 

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