Page author: David Giblin
Gayophytum decipiens
deceptive groundsmoke

Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in central Washington; north-central Washington to California, east to Montana, Wyoming, and Colorado.

Habitat: Rocky ridges and slopes, meadows, and flats from sagebrush desert to ponderosa pine forest openings.

Flowers: June-August

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Gayophytum decipiens F.H. Lewis & Szweyk.
Publication: Brittonia 16(4): 368-371, f. 5H, 6C, 10. 1964.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Gayophytum decipiens in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Gayophytum decipiens checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Gayophytum decipiens atlas page.

CalPhotos: Gayophytum decipiens photos.

USDA Plants: Gayophytum decipiens information.

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