Taxon  Report   2686 
Dendromecon rigida  Benth.
Bush poppy,  Tree poppy
Dendromecon rigida
© 2007 Ricky Grubb
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Dendromecon rigida
© 2006 J. G. Riend
Dendromecon rigida, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Dendromecon rigida
© 2004 Christopher L. Christie
Genus: Dendromecon
Habitat: slopes [Walker]
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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ICPN: Dendromecon elliptica
ICPN: Dendromecon herbacea
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This plant is available commercially.
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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:   (Accessed: Oct 24, 2016).

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