Calflora
Taxon  Report   2574    
Cynoglossum occidentale  A. Gray
Hound's tongue,  Houndstongue, Western hound's tongue
Cynoglossum occidentale
© 2009 Keir Morse
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Cynoglossum occidentale
© 2004 Steve Matson
Cynoglossum occidentale
© 2015 Debra L. Cook
Cynoglossum occidentale, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Cynoglossum occidentale
© 2015 Debra L. Cook
Family: BORAGINACEAE  
Genus: Cynoglossum
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Andersonglossum occidentale
More information about  Cynoglossum occidentale
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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USDA PLANTS Profile (CYOC)

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Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 19, 2018).

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