Taxon  Report   2362 
Cordylanthus tenuis  A. Gray
slender bird's beak
Cordylanthus tenuis, 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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Cordylanthus tenuis
© 2003 Steve Matson
Cordylanthus tenuis
© 2003 Steve Matson
Sagebrush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral
Habitat: slopes [Walker]
Genus: Cordylanthus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Cordylanthus tenuis ssp. barbatus
Cordylanthus tenuis ssp. brunneus
Cordylanthus tenuis ssp. capillaris
Cordylanthus tenuis ssp. pallescens
Cordylanthus tenuis ssp. tenuis
Cordylanthus tenuis ssp. viscidus
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.

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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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International Plants Names Index

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Sep 01, 2015).

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