Taxon  Report   6639 
Plectritis ciliosa  (E. Greene) Jepson
Long spurred plectritis,  Longspur seablush
Plectritis ciliosa
© 2009 Keir Morse
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Plectritis ciliosa
© 2005 Steve Matson
Plectritis ciliosa
© 2013 Jean Pawek
Plectritis ciliosa, 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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Plectritis ciliosa
© 2009 Barry Rice
Genus: Plectritis
Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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TJM2: Plectritis ciliosa ssp. insignis
More information about  Plectritis ciliosa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Jepson eFlora

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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 28, 2016).

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