Taxon  Report   5378 
Meconella californica  Torrey
California fairypoppy,  California meconella
Meconella californica
© 2013 Aaron Schusteff
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Meconella californica
© 2015 John Doyen
Meconella californica
© 2006 Aaron Schusteff
Meconella californica, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Meconella californica
© 2015 John Doyen
Genus: Meconella
Foothill Woodland, Chaparral
Habitat: slopes [Walker]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Meconella collina
PLANTS: Meconella octandra
More information about  Meconella californica
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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 26, 2016).

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