Encelia actoni

Acton encelia

  • Height:   1 ft - 3 ft
  • Life Cycle:   perennial
  • Growth Type:   shrub
  • Flower Size:   medium, 1 - 2 in
  • Flower Type:   solitary
  • Bloom Type:   spring
  • Flower Color:   yellow
  • Native to California:   YES
  • California Range:   coast - desert - inland
  • Water Requirements:   low
  • Salt Tolerance:   medium
  • Characteristics / Comments:   fire retardent properties - tolerates range of soils - seeds/reseeds well - good as ground cover - s
  • Fire Resistant / Low Fuel:   TRUE
  • Average Live Seed per Bulk Pound:   37,200
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Taxon report data from Calflora

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Encelia actoni

Common Name:Acton encelia

Encelia actoni, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California.

US Distribution:
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Name Status:

Recognized as current in TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93

County distribution list:

Imperial, Inyo, Kern, Los Angeles, Mono, Orange, Riverside, Santa Barbara, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Luis Obispo, Tulare, Ventura

See a detailed Distribution Grid of this plant in Calfornia.

Links: USDA Plants Profile | Jepson Herbarium

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Bloom Months
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