Taxon: Hymenoxys lemmonii (Greene) Cockerell

Genus: Hymenoxys
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Nomen number: 410226
Place of publication: Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 31:477. 1904 "lemmoni"
Name Verified on: 04-May-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 04-May-2007
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 6 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • alkali hymenoxys  (Source: Intermt F) - English
  • Lemmon's bitterweed  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • Lemmon's rubberweed  (Source: F NAmer) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide Kingsbury)

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California, - Nevada, - Utah


  • Beatley, J. C. Vascular plants of the Nevada test site and central-southern Nevada. 1976 (F NevTestS)
  • Bierner, M. W. 2001. Taxonomy of Hymenoxys subgenus Picradenia and a conspectus of the subgenera of Hymenoxys (Lundellia) 4:49.
  • Cronquist, A. et al. Intermountain flora. 1972- (Intermt F)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  • Kearney, T. H. & R. H. Peebles Arizona flora, ed. 2. 1969 (F Ariz)
  • Kingsbury, J. M. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. 1964 (Kingsbury)
  • Welsh, S. L. et al. A Utah flora. 1993 (F Utah ed2)


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