Taxon  Report   2434 
Croton californicus  Muell.
California croton,  Desert Croton
Croton californicus, 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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Croton californicus
© 2002 Lynn Watson
Croton californicus
© 2006 Chris Wagner, SBNF
Croton californicus
© 2004 James M. Andre
Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub, Coastal Strand, Chaparral, Creosote Bush Scrub
Habitat: coastal [Walker]
Family: EUPHORBIACEAE  
Genus: Croton
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
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TJM2: Croton californicus var. mohavensis
TJM2: Croton californicus var. tenuis
 Information about  Croton californicus  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (CRCA5)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 22, 2014).

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