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Alpine serpentweed
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Tribe: Astereae[1]
Genus: Toiyabea
R.P.Roberts, Urbatsch & Neubig
Species: T. alpina
Binomial name
Toiyabea alpina
(L.C. Anderson & Goodrich) R.P. Roberts, Urbatsch & Neubig
  • Haplopappus alpinus L.C. Anderson & Goodrich
  • Tonestus alpinus (L.C.Anderson & Goodrich) G.L.Nesom & D.R.Morgan

Toiyabea is a genus of North American plants in the aster tribe within the daisy family.[2][3][4][5][6][7]

The genus is named for the Toiyabe Mountains in the US state of Nevada.[2]


The only known species is Toiyabea alpina, the alpine serpentweed,[8] native to the Toiyabe and Toquima Mountains of central Nevada (Nye and Lander Counties).[1][9]