Taxon  Report   2888 
Echium candicans  L. f.
Pride of madeira
Echium candicans
© 2009 Neal Kramer
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Echium candicans
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Echium candicans
© 2011 Michael O'Brien
Echium candicans, a dicot, is a shrub that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.
It is an invasive plant. The California Invasive Plant Council classifies its potential impact on native ecosystems as limited (plant profile / CalWeedMapper).

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Echium candicans
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Family: BORAGINACEAE  
Genus: Echium
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Echium fastuosum
More information about  Echium candicans
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (ECCA5)

Original Publication citation (ITIS)

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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 13, 2016).

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