Taxon  Report   2105 
Cicendia quadrangularis  (Lam.) Griseb.
Common microcalis,  Oregon timwort
Cicendia quadrangularis
© 2004 Aaron Schusteff
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Cicendia quadrangularis
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Cicendia quadrangularis
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Cicendia quadrangularis, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Cicendia quadrangularis
© 2008 Steve Matson
Genus: Cicendia
Valley Grassland, Northern Oak Woodland, Foothill Woodland
Wetlands: Arid West: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Exacum chilense
PLANTS: Exacum inflatum
PLANTS: Gentiana quadrangularis
PLANTS: Microcala quadrangularis
More information about  Cicendia quadrangularis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Jan 21, 2018).

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