Taxon  Report   6584    
Plagiobothrys leptocladus  (Greene) I. M. Johnst.
Alkali plagiobothrys,  Finebranched popcornflower
Plagiobothrys leptocladus
© 2009 Anna Bennett
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Plagiobothrys leptocladus
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Plagiobothrys leptocladus
© 2009 Doug Wirtz
Plagiobothrys leptocladus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Plagiobothrys leptocladus
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Genus: Plagiobothrys
Communities: Valley Grassland, Coastal Sage Scrub, wetland-riparian

Arid West: Occurs in wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Allocarya leptoclada
PLANTS: Plagiobothrys orthocarpus
More information about  Plagiobothrys leptocladus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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: Nov 15, 2018).

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