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Chicoryleaf Wirelettuce

Stephanomeria cichoriacea


Tall sparse plant with pink/purple flowers on dead-looking stalks. White flower heads arrive when the flower is spent. This is native and endemic to California.


Dry grassy area near lake along trail


Spiders were all over this plant!

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jj602304 a year ago

Please upload this to iNaturalist so that the curator of botany at the San Diego Natural History Museum can find out if this is a county record. Great find!

CindyBinghamKeiser 10 years ago

Hi AmberLundeen, thank you for the suggestions! I'll start looking into it :)

AmberLundeen 10 years ago

This might be some kind of Chicory or Stephanomeria

Escondido, California, USA

Spotted on Aug 24, 2011
Submitted on Aug 24, 2011

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