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beach layia
Layia carnosa
beach layia Aster Family
Layia carnosa Asteraceae
common name
  beach layia
accepted scientific name
  Layia carnosa (Nutt.) Torr. & A. Gray
rules for finding collection records
  Layia carnosa (98)
family name
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is .25 to .4 inches
Number of ray petals: 4 to 10
Leaf: Alternate, Basal
Plant Observed 3rd week of March thru 3rd week of July

How Likely at this Location (10%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
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Cal Photos (75)
G.D.Carr (7)
Wikimedia Commons (1)
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