Taxon  Report   1250 
Calandrinia ciliata  (Ruiz Lopez & Pavon) DC.  (not an active name; please see Calandrinia menziesii)
Red maids,  Redmaids

Calandrinia ciliata
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Calandrinia ciliata
© 2009 Keir Morse
Calandrinia ciliata
© 2008 Keir Morse
Calandrinia ciliata, 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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 Plant Characteristics
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Calandrinia ciliata
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Genus: Calandrinia
Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Distribution by County 

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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
JEFR accepted name: Calandrinia menziesii
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Calandrinia ciliata var. menziesii
 NOTE: Calandrinia ciliata is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
 More information about  Calandrinia ciliata
Location Suitability

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


Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

website references on Google

Edible Seeds and Grains of California Tribes...:  Fringed redmaids ..., a widespread wildflower of California, had such delicious seeds that they were eaten “like candy” by the Yokuts (Gayton 1948).

UC Integrated Pest Management Weed Photo Gallery
(profile of this plant as an agricultural weed)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the
International Plants Names Index

Search (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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: Dec 01, 2015).

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