Taxon  Report   1135 
Boykinia occidentalis  Torrey & A. Gray
Brook foam,  Coastal brookfoam, Western boykinia

Boykinia occidentalis
© 2011 Ron Wolf
Boykinia occidentalis
© 2008 Keir Morse
Boykinia occidentalis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Boykinia occidentalis
© 2003 Michael Charters
Genus: Boykinia
Northern Coastal Scrub, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Redwood Forest, Chaparral, Yellow Pine Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Boykinia elata
PLANTS: Boykinia vancouverensis
ICPN: Therofon cincinnatum
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Location Suitability

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.


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Jepson eFlora

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 25, 2015).

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