Taxon  Report   2293 
Collinsia tinctoria  Benth.
Sticky chinese houses,  Tincture plant
Collinsia tinctoria
© 2009 Keir Morse
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Collinsia tinctoria
© 2006 Steven Thorsted
Collinsia tinctoria
© 2005 Christopher L. Christie
Collinsia tinctoria, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Collinsia tinctoria
© 2005 Christopher L. Christie
Genus: Collinsia
Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Collinsia tinctoria
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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 23, 2018).

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