Layia carnosa

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Layia carnosa


Taxonavigation: Asterales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Campanulids
Ordo: Asterales

Familia: Asteraceae
Subfamilia: Asteroideae
Tribus: Madieae
Subtribus: Madiinae
Genus: Layia
Species: Layia carnosa


Layia carnosa (Nutt.) Torr. & A.Gray, Fl. N. Amer. 2: 394 (1843).


  • Basionym
    • Madaroglossa carnosa Nutt., Trans. Amer. Philos. Soc., ser. 2, 7: 393 (1841).
  • Homotypic
    • Blepharipappus carnosus (Nutt.) Greene, Pittonia 2: 246 (1892).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Southwestern U.S.A.
      • California.

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


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Vernacular names[edit]

English: beach tidytips
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