Taxon  Report   2283 
Collinsia multicolor  Lindley & Paxton
San Francisco blue eyed mary,  San Francisco collinsia
Collinsia multicolor
© 2008 Aaron Schusteff
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Collinsia multicolor
© 2009 Janell Hillman
Collinsia multicolor
© 2001 Margo Bors
Collinsia multicolor, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Collinsia multicolor
© 2008 Aaron Schusteff
Genus: Collinsia
Northern Coastal Scrub, Closed-cone Pine Forest
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   1.1 (weak indicator / indifferent)   [Safford et al 2005]
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Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
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CNPS + PLANTS: Collinsia franciscana
More information about  Collinsia multicolor
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 22, 2016).

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