Taxon: Baileya multiradiata Harv. & A. Gray ex Torr.

Genus: Baileya
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Nomen number: 6315
Place of publication: W. H. Emory, Not. milit. reconn. 144. 1848
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 12-Feb-1997 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 22-May-1997
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 20 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: potential as ornamental (fide Sida 15:495. 1993)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide Kingsbury)

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • Northern Mexico: Mexico Chihuahua, Coahuila, Durango, Sonora
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States New Mexico, Texas
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico Aguascalientes
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah


  • Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  • Kingsbury, J. M. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. (Kingsbury)
  • Martin, W. C. & C. R. Hutchins A flora of New Mexico. (F New Mex)
  • Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  • Turner, B. L. 1996. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Turner, M. W. 1993. Systematic study of the genus Baileya (Asteraceae: Helenieae) (Sida) 15:501.


Check other web resources for Baileya multiradiata Harv. & A. Gray ex Torr. :


  • Fruits: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image