Calflora
Taxon  Report   10144    
Nama hispidum  A. Gray
Bristly nama
Nama hispidum
© 2010 Keir Morse
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Nama hispidum
© 2015 Wynn Anderson
Nama hispidum
© 2015 Wynn Anderson
Nama hispidum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Nama hispidum
© 2005 Robert Sivinski
Family: BORAGINACEAE  
Genus: Nama
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Nama foliosum
PLANTS: Nama hispidum var. mentzelii
PLANTS: Nama hispidum var. revolutum
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More information about  Nama hispidum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (NAHI)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 14, 2018).

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