Taxon  Report   9730 
Benitoa occidentalis  (H.M. Hall) D.D. Keck
Benitoa occidentalis
© 2011 Neal Kramer
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Benitoa occidentalis
© 2011 Neal Kramer
Benitoa occidentalis
© 2011 Chris Winchell
Benitoa occidentalis, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 4.3 (limited distribution).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Benitoa occidentalis
© 2011 Chris Winchell
Genus: Benitoa
Chaparral, Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland, Northern Coastal Scrub
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   4.1 (broad endemic / strong indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
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TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS: Lessingia occidentalis
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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 21, 2016).

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