Taxon  Report   10780 
Arida carnosa  (A. Gray) D. R. Morgan & R. L. Hartm.  (not an active name)
Shrubby alkali aster
Arida carnosa
© 2014 John Doyen
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Arida carnosa
© 2014 John Doyen
Arida carnosa, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Arida carnosa
© 2014 John Doyen
Genus: Arida
Alkali Sink, Coastal Sage Scrub, Creosote Bush Scrub, wetland-riparian
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN
ICPN accepted name: Leucosyris carnosa
PLANTS accepted name: Machaeranthera carnosa
Alternate Names:
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ICPN: Aster intricatus
ICPN: Machaeranthera carnosa var. intricata
ICPN: Machaeranthera carnosa
NOTE: Arida carnosa is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
More information about  Arida carnosa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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: Sep 18, 2018).

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