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Narrowleaf Mock Goldenweed
Nestotus stenophyllus
About Narrowleaf Mock Goldenweed (Nestotus stenophyllus) 0 Nurseries Carry This Plant Nestotus stenophyllus is a species of flowering plant in the aster family known by the common name narrowleaf mock goldenweed. It is native to the western United States, especially the inland Pacific Northwest and northern Great Basin, where it grows in sagebrush habitat. It is a small, clump-forming perennial herb growing up to about 12 centimeters tall. The rough-haired, glandular leaves are 1 or 2 centimeters long and linear to lance-shaped. The inflorescence is a solitary flower head atop an erect peduncle. The hairy head has several yellow disc florets each around a centimeter long and at the center many yellow disc florets. The fruit is a silky-haired achene tipped with a white pappus.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type
Perennial herb

1.2 - 4.7 in tall

Flower Color
Flower Color

Landscaping Information
Full Sun

Natural Setting
Site Type
Site Type
Dry, rocky open places

Annual Precipitation: 12.5" - 29.1", Summer Precipitation: 1.06" - 2.16", Coldest Month: 26.6" - 36.4", Hottest Month: 55.1" - 62.9", Humidity: 0.67" - 17.24", Elevation: 4202" - 6372"

Alternative Names
Common Names: Narrowleaf Goldenweed

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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