Calflora
Taxon  Report   5716    
Muilla maritima  (Torr.) S. Watson
Common muilla,  Sea muilla
Muilla maritima
© 2003 Michael Charters
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Muilla maritima
© 2014 Steve Matson
Muilla maritima
© 2014 Debra L. Cook
Muilla maritima, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Muilla maritima
© 2003 Michael Charters
Family: THEMIDACEAE  
Genus: Muilla
Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest

Serpentine affinity: 2; (weak indicator)

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Hesperoscordium maritimum
PLANTS: Muilla serotina
PLANTS: Muilla tenuis
More information about  Muilla maritima
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (MUMA2)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 13, 2018).

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