Taxon  Report   1098 
Blepharizonia plumosa  (Kellogg) E. Greene
Big tarweed
Blepharizonia plumosa
© 2014 John Doyen
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Blepharizonia plumosa
© 2007 Erin McDermott
Blepharizonia plumosa
© 1994 Robert E. Preston, Ph.D.
Blepharizonia plumosa, 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 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Blepharizonia plumosa
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Genus: Blepharizonia
Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral
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Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
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CNPS: Blepharizonia plumosa ssp. plumosa
More information about  Blepharizonia plumosa
Jepson eFlora

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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 20, 2016).

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