Taxon  Report   961 
Atrichoseris platyphylla  (A. Gray) A. Gray
Gravel ghost,  Gravelghost, Parachute flower, Parachute plant
Atrichoseris platyphylla
© 2011 Ron Wolf
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Atrichoseris platyphylla
© 2008 Aaron Schusteff
Atrichoseris platyphylla
© 2003 James M. Andre
Atrichoseris platyphylla, 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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Atrichoseris platyphylla
© 2008 Aaron Schusteff
Genus: Atrichoseris
Creosote Bush Scrub
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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Malacothrix platyphylla
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Jul 19, 2018).

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