Calflora
Taxon  Report   1105    
Boerhavia coulteri  (Hook. f.) S. Watson
Coulter's spiderling
Boerhavia coulteri
© 2011 Neal Kramer
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Boerhavia coulteri
© 2012 Keir Morse
Boerhavia coulteri
© 2012 Keir Morse
Boerhavia coulteri, 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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Boerhavia coulteri
© 2012 Keir Morse
Family: NYCTAGINACEAE  
Genus: Boerhavia
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Senkenbergia coulteri
More information about  Boerhavia coulteri
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

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (BOCO2)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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 12, 2018).

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