Taxon  Report   2429 
Cressa truxillensis  Kunth
Alkali weed,  Spreading alkaliweed
Cressa truxillensis
© 2008 Zoya Akulova
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Cressa truxillensis
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Cressa truxillensis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Cressa truxillensis
© 2010 James M. Andre
Family: CONVOLVULACEAE  
Genus: Cressa
Communities:
Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), Alkali Sink, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Cressa depressa
PLANTS: Cressa insularis
PLANTS: Cressa truxillensis var. minima
PLANTS: Cressa truxillensis var. vallicola
More information about  Cressa truxillensis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (CRTR5)

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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Feb 08, 2016).

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