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Kellogg's Tarweed
Deinandra kelloggii
About Kellogg's Tarweed (Deinandra kelloggii) 1 Nurseries Carry This Plant Deinandra kelloggii, Kellogg's spikeweed or Kellogg's tarweed, is a North American species of plants in the tarweed tribe within the (sunflower family). It is native to Baja California, southern and central California (from Sonoma and Calaveras Counties south to San Diego County), and Arizona (Pima County). Deinandra kelloggii is an annual herb, sometimes growing to a height of 150 cm (5 feet). The plant produces numerous flower heads, each with 5 yellow ray florets and 6 disc florets with yellow corollas but with yellow, red, brown, or maroon anthers.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type
Annual herb

3.3 - 4.9 ft tall

Flower Color
Flower Color

Wildlife Supported

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Landscaping Information
Full Sun


Common uses
Common uses
Bee Gardens

Natural Setting
Site Type
Site Type
Open places

Annual Precipitation: 2.5" - 47.4", Summer Precipitation: 0.13" - 1.99", Coldest Month: 35.5" - 59.0", Hottest Month: 62.7" - 88.1", Humidity: 0.03" - 38.35", Elevation: 6" - 6930"

Alternative Names
Botanical Names: Hemizonia kelloggii

Sources include: Wikipedia. All text shown in the "About" section of these pages is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Plant observation data provided by the participants of the California Consortia of Herbaria, Sunset information provided by Jepson Flora Project. Propogation from seed information provided by the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden from "Seed Propagation of Native California Plants" by Dara E. Emery. Sources of plant photos include CalPhotos, Wikimedia Commons, and independent plant photographers who have agreed to share their images with Calscape. Other general sources of information include Calflora, CNPS Manual of Vegetation Online, Jepson Flora Project, Las Pilitas, Theodore Payne, Tree of Life, The Xerces Society, and information provided by CNPS volunteer editors, with special thanks to Don Rideout. Climate data used in creation of plant range maps is from PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University, using 30 year (1981-2010) annual "normals" at an 800 meter spatial resolution.

Links:   Jepson eFlora Taxon Page  CalPhotos  Wikipedia  Calflora

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