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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Cistanthe ambigua
© 2010 Neal Kramer
Cistanthe ambigua
© 2011 Aaron E. Sims
Communities:
Creosote Bush Scrub, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: MONTIACEAE   (PLANTS: PORTULACACEAE)
Genus: Cistanthe
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS
Alternate Names:
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TJM2 + PLANTS: Calandrinia ambigua
 Information about  Cistanthe ambigua  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (CIAM3)

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.

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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 29, 2015).

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