Taxon  Report   312 
Ammoselinum giganteum  Coult. & Rose
Desert sand parsley,  Desert umbel
Ammoselinum giganteum
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Ammoselinum giganteum, 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.
It was included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list [2B.3] (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Ammoselinum giganteum
© 2011 Steve Matson
Family: APIACEAE  
Genus: Ammoselinum
Creosote Bush Scrub
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
CNPS accepted name: Spermolepis gigantea
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ICPN: Ammoselinum occidentale
More information about  Ammoselinum giganteum
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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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Apr 27, 2017).

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