Lasthenia fremontii facts for kids
- Further information: John C. Frémont botanical nomenclature eponyms
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Lasthenia fremontii is a species of flowering plant in the daisy family known by the common name Frémont's goldfields (after John C. Frémont). It is endemic to the California Central Valley, where it grows in vernal pools and meadows.
Lasthenia fremontii is an annual herb approaching a maximum height near 35 centimeters. The hairy stem may be branched or not and it bears linear or few-lobed leaves up to about 6 centimeters long.
The fruit is a hairy club-shaped achene less than 2 millimeters long.
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