Taxon  Report   675 
Armeria maritima  (Miller) Willd.  ssp. californica  (Boiss.) Pors.
California sea pink,  California seapink, Sea pink or thrift, Sea thrift
Armeria maritima ssp. californica
© 2010 Neal Kramer
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Armeria maritima ssp. californica
© 2012 Aaron Arthur
Armeria maritima ssp. californica, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Armeria maritima ssp. californica
© 2011 Steven Perry
Genus: Armeria
Parent Record Armeria maritima
Northern Coastal Scrub, Closed-cone Pine Forest
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Armeria arctica ssp. californica
TJM2 + PLANTS: Armeria maritima var. californica
More information about  Armeria maritima ssp. californica
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This plant is available commercially.
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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 22, 2016).

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