Taxon  Report   7013 
Rafinesquia californica  Nutt.
California chicory,  California plumseed
Rafinesquia californica
© 2004 Keir Morse
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Rafinesquia californica
© 2004 Keir Morse
Rafinesquia californica
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Rafinesquia californica, 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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Rafinesquia californica
© 2004 James M. Andre
Genus: Rafinesquia
Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral, Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland
Habitat: disturbed
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Rafinesquia californica
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: Feb 24, 2018).

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