Taxon  Report   6267 
Petalonyx thurberi  A. Gray  ssp. gilmanii  (Munz) W. S. Davis & H. J. Thomps.
Death valley sandpaper plant
Petalonyx thurberi ssp. gilmanii
© 2012 Ron Wolf
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Petalonyx thurberi ssp. gilmanii
© 2012 Ron Wolf
Petalonyx thurberi ssp. gilmanii
© Drew Kaiser
Petalonyx thurberi ssp. gilmanii, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
formerly Petalonyx gilmanii
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Petalonyx thurberi ssp. gilmanii
© 2012 Ron Wolf
Genus: Petalonyx
Parent Record Petalonyx thurberi
Creosote Bush Scrub
Habitat: dunes
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PLANTS: Petalonyx thurberi var. gilmanii
ICPN + CNPS + PLANTS: Petalonyx gilmanii
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Jun 23, 2018).

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