curly-cup gumweed

(Grindelia squarrosa)

Conservation Status
curly-cup gumweed
  IUCN Red List

not listed

     
  NatureServe

N5 - Secure

SNR - Unranked

     
  Minnesota

not listed

     
           
Wetland Indicator Status
     
  Great Plains

UPL - Obligate upland

     
  Midwest

FACU - Facultative upland

     
  Northcentral & Northeast

FACU - Facultative upland

     
           
 
Description
 
 

 

 
     
 

Height

 
 

4 to 40

 
     
 

Flower Color

 
 

Yellow

 
     
 

Similar Species

 
 

 

 
     
 
Habitat
 
 

Dry. Disturbed areas. Full sun.

 
     
 
Biology
 
 

Flowering

 
 

Late July to September

 
     
 
Use
 
 

 

 
     
 
Distribution
 
 

Distribution Map

 

Sources

2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 28.

 
  8/15/2020      
         
 

Nativity

 
 

Native

 
         
 

Occurrence

 
 

 

 
         
 
Taxonomy
 
  Kingdom Plantae (green algae and land plants)  
  Subkingdom Viridiplantae (green plants)  
  Infrakingdom Streptophyta (land plants and green algae)  
  Superdivision Embryophyta (land plants)  
  Division Tracheophyta (vascular plants)  
  Subdivision Spermatophytina (seed plants)  
  Class Magnoliopsida (flowering plants)  
  Superorder Asteranae  
 

Order

Asterales (sunflowers, bellflowers, fanflowers, and allies)  
 

Family

Asteraceae (sunflowers, daisies, asters, and allies)  
  Subfamily Asteroideae  
  Supertribe Asterodae  
  Tribe Astereae (asters and allies)  
  Subtribe Machaerantherinae  
  Genus Gaillardia (gumweed)  
       
 

Subordinate Taxa

 
 

There are three varieties of curly-cup gumweed recognized by USDA PLANTS. All three occur in Minnesota.

 
 

prairie gumweed (Grindelia squarrosa var. serrulata)

broadleaf gumweed (Grindelia squarrosa var. squarrosa)

curly-cup gumweed (Grindelia squarrosa var. quasiperennis)

 
       
 

Synonyms

 
 

Aurelia amplexicaulis

Aurelia squarrosa

Donia squarrosa

Grindelia aphanactis

Grindelia arguta

Grindelia nuda

Grindelia pinnatifida

Grindelia serrulata

 
       
 

Common Names

 
 

curly-cup gumweed

curlycup gumweed

curlytop gumweed

gum-plant

gumweed

rosinweed

tarweed

 
       

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       
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