Xylorhiza tortifolia

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Xylorhiza tortifolia


Taxonavigation: Asterales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Asteraceae
Subfamilia: Asteroideae
Tribus: Astereae
Subtribus: Machaerantherinae
Genus: Xylorhiza
Species: Xylorhiza tortifolia
Varietas: X. t. var. imberbis – X. t. var. parashantensis


Xylorhiza tortifolia (Torr. & A.Gray) Greene


  • Aster abatus Blake
  • Aster gooddingii Onno
  • Aster tortifolius (Torr. & A. Gray) A. Gray
  • Haplopappus tortifolius Torr. & A. Gray
  • Machaeranthera tortifolia (Torr. & A. Gray) Cronq. & Keck
  • Xylorhiza lanceolata Rydb.
  • Xylorhiza scopulorum A. Nels.

Native distribution areas

Display the range areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Southwestern U.S.A.
      • USA (Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah)

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


  • Greene, Pittonia; a Series of Papers Relating to Botany and Botanists. Berkeley, CA 3:48. 1896


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Mojave woodyaster
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