Taxon  Report   7805 
Stephanomeria virgata  Benth.
Rod wirelettuce,  Tall stephanomeria, Twiggy wreath plant, Virgate stephanomeria
Stephanomeria virgata
© 2009 Zoya Akulova
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Stephanomeria virgata
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Stephanomeria virgata
© 2008 Keir Morse
Stephanomeria virgata, 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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Stephanomeria virgata
© 2010 Steven Thorsted
Coastal Strand, Coastal Sage Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: coastal,, disturbed [Walker]
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Stephanomeria virgata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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 21, 2016).

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