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Alkali Hymenoxys
Hymenoxys lemmonii
About Alkali Hymenoxys (Hymenoxys lemmonii) 0 Nurseries Carry This Plant Hymenoxys lemmonii is a species of flowering plant in the daisy family known by the common names Lemmon's rubberweed, Lemmon's bitterweed, and alkali hymenoxys. It is native to the western United States in and around the Great Basin in Utah, Nevada, northern California, and southeastern Oregon. Hymenoxys lemmonii is a biennial or perennial herb with one or more branching stems growing erect to a maximum height near 50 centimeters (20 inches). It produces straight, dark green leaves up to 9 centimeters (3. 6 inches) long and divided into a number of narrow, pointed lobes. The foliage and stem may be hairless to quite woolly. The daisy-like flower head is generally at least 1. 5 centimeters (0. 6 inches) wide, with a center of 50-125 thick golden disc florets and a shaggy fringe of 9-12 golden ray florets.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type
Perennial herb

1.6 ft tall

Landscaping Information
Natural Setting
Annual Precipitation: 13.6" - 58.8", Summer Precipitation: 0.80" - 2.41", Coldest Month: 22.1" - 39.5", Hottest Month: 40.8" - 66.8", Humidity: 1.08" - 20.36", Elevation: 2440" - 11825"

Alternative Names
Common Names: Lemmon's Bitterweed, Lemmon's Rubberweed

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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