Taxon  Report   5716 
Muilla maritima  (Torrey) S. Watson
Common muilla,  Sea muilla
Muilla maritima
© 2003 Michael Charters
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Muilla maritima
© 2003 Michael Charters
Muilla maritima
© 2014 Steve Matson
Muilla maritima, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Muilla maritima
© 2014 Debra L. Cook
Genus: Muilla
Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest
Habitat: slopes [Walker]
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   2 (weak indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Hesperoscordium maritimum
PLANTS: Muilla serotina
PLANTS: Muilla tenuis
More information about  Muilla maritima
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: Oct 21, 2016).

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