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Rock goldenrod
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Petradoria pumila ssp pumila
Scientific classification
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Astereae
Genus:
Petradoria

Greene
Species:
P. pumila
Binomial name
Petradoria pumila
(Nutt.) Greene
Synonyms
  • Chrysoma pumila Nutt.
  • Solidago pumila (Nutt.) Torr. & A.Gray
  • Aster pumilus Kuntze

Petradoria is a genus of North American subshrubs in the aster tribe within the daisy family.

Species

The only known species is Petradoria pumila, known by the common name rock goldenrod. It is native to the western United States (California, Arizona, Nevada, Utah, New Mexico, Colorado, Wyoming, Idaho). It is quite common in some regions, carpeting areas in yellow blooms.

Formerly included

Petradoria discoidea L.C.Anderson - Cuniculotinus gramineus (H.M.Hall) Urbatsch, R.P.Roberts & Neubig

Subspecies
  • Petradoria pumila subsp. pumila
  • Petradoria pumila subsp. graminea (Wooton & Standl.) L.C.Anderson
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