Calflora
Taxon  Report   11542    
Cochlearia groenlandica  L.
Greenland cochlearia
Cochlearia groenlandica
© Dr. G Dallas and Margaret Hanna2008 California Academy of Sciences
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Cochlearia groenlandica, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Family: BRASSICACEAE  
Genus: Cochlearia
Communities: Northern Coastal Scrub

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Habitat: coastal

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Cochlearia officinalis
PLANTS: Cochlearia officinalis ssp. groenlandica
PLANTS: Cochlearia officinalis ssp. oblongifolia
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More information about  Cochlearia groenlandica
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (COGR6)

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 17, 2018).

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