Taxon  Report   6559 
Plagiobothrys cognatus  (E. Greene) I.M. Johnston
Cognate popcorn flower,  Popcorn flower, Sleeping popcorn flower
Plagiobothrys cognatus
© 2005 Steve Matson
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Plagiobothrys cognatus
© 2015 John Doyen
Plagiobothrys cognatus
© 2014 John Doyen
Plagiobothrys cognatus, 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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Plagiobothrys cognatus
© 2003 Steve Matson
Genus: Plagiobothrys
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, (many plant communities)
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Accepted by TJM2 + JM93
PLANTS accepted name: Plagiobothrys scouleri var. hispidulus
More information about  Plagiobothrys cognatus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Apr 28, 2017).

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