Taxon  Report   85 
Achyrachaena mollis  Schauer
Soft blow wives
Achyrachaena mollis
© 2004 Keir Morse
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Achyrachaena mollis
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Achyrachaena mollis
© 2003 Barry Breckling
Achyrachaena mollis, 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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Achyrachaena mollis
© 2004 Keir Morse
Genus: Achyrachaena
Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland, Southern Oak Woodland, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
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 26, 2016).

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