Taxon  Report   7984 
Thysanocarpus curvipes  Hook.
Fringe pod,  Fringed pod, Hairy lacepod, Sand fringepod
Thysanocarpus curvipes
© 2014 Zoya Akulova
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Thysanocarpus curvipes
© 2001 Jeff Abbas
Thysanocarpus curvipes
© 2008 Keir Morse
Thysanocarpus curvipes, 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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Thysanocarpus curvipes
© 2008 Keir Morse
Valley Grassland, Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Thysanocarpus amplectens
PLANTS: Thysanocarpus curvipes var. elegans
PLANTS: Thysanocarpus curvipes var. eradiatus
PLANTS: Thysanocarpus curvipes var. longistylus
PLANTS: Thysanocarpus elegans
ICPN: Thysanocarpus foliosus
More information about  Thysanocarpus curvipes
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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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 25, 2016).

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