Taxon  Report   6908 
Psilocarphus brevissimus  Nutt.
Short woollyheads,  Woolly marbles
Psilocarphus brevissimus
© 2015 John Doyen
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Psilocarphus brevissimus
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Psilocarphus brevissimus
© 2003 Vince Scheidt
Psilocarphus brevissimus, 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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Psilocarphus brevissimus
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Valley Grassland, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Psilocarphus brevissimus
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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 22, 2018).

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