Taxon  Report   11539 
Cistanthe ambigua  (S. Watson) Hershk.
Desert cistanthe
Cistanthe ambigua, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
 

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Bloom Period
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: MONTIACEAE   (CNPS + PLANTS: PORTULACACEAE)
Genus: Cistanthe
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS
Other Names:
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TJM2 + PLANTS: Calandrinia ambigua
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website references on Google

USDA PLANTS Profile (CIAM3)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Database

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 Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 24, 2014).

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