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Lasthenia californica - Goldfields

Lasthenia californica forms a brilliant golden carpet for its part of the Spring. Masses of Goldfields are a great addition to the wildflower garden. Individually the flowers are tiny. Goldfields are an annual. Lasthenia californica grows 1-3 inches tall. Wildflower seed is most likely to succeed if scattered in the fall with the first significant rains of the season. Lasthenia californica grows throughout much of California below an elevation of 4000 feet.

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Lasthenia californica, Goldfields