Taxon  Report   6097 
Pectocarya setosa  A. Gray
Moth combseed,  Stiff stemmed comb bur
Pectocarya setosa
© 2009 Keir Morse
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Pectocarya setosa
© 2006 Steve Matson
Pectocarya setosa
© 2010 James M. Andre
Pectocarya setosa, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Pectocarya setosa
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Genus: Pectocarya
Valley Grassland, Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Sagebrush Scrub
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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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 27, 2016).

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