Taxon  Report   42 
Acaena pinnatifida  Ruiz Lopez & Pavon  var. californica  (Bitter) Jepson
California acaena,  California sheepburr
Acaena pinnatifida var. californica
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Acaena pinnatifida var. californica
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Acaena pinnatifida var. californica, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Acaena pinnatifida var. californica
© 2009 Vernon Smith
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Acaena
Parent Record Acaena pinnatifida
Northern Coastal Scrub, Coastal Strand
Habitat: coastal [Walker]
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PLANTS: Acaena californica
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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 28, 2016).

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