Page author: David Giblin
Gayophytum heterozygum
zigzag groundsmoke

Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington; Washington south to California, east to Nevada.

Habitat: Forest openings at low to moderate elevations in the mountains.

Flowers: June-July

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Gayophytum heterozygum F.H. Lewis & Szweyk.
Publication: Brittonia 16(4): 377-380, f. 5C, 5K, 13B, 15. 1964.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Gayophytum diffusum Torr. & A. Gray var. villosum Munz
Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Gayophytum heterozygum checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Gayophytum heterozygum atlas page.

CalPhotos: Gayophytum heterozygum photos.

USDA Plants: Gayophytum heterozygum information.

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