Taxon  Report   4102 
Herissantia crispa  (L.) Briz.
Bladdermallow,  Curly herissantia
Herissantia crispa
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Herissantia crispa, a dicot, is an annual or perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 2B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Herissantia crispa
© 2012 Chris Trask
Genus: Herissantia
Creosote Bush Scrub
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Abutilon crispum
PLANTS: Bogenhardia crispa
PLANTS: Gayoides crispum
More information about  Herissantia crispa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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: May 29, 2016).

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