Taxon  Report   1228 
Cacaliopsis nardosmia  (A. Gray) A. Gray
Cut leaf cacaliopsis,  Silvercrown
Cacaliopsis nardosmia
© 2007 Shawn DeCew
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Cacaliopsis nardosmia
© 2014 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Cacaliopsis nardosmia
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Cacaliopsis nardosmia, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Cacaliopsis nardosmia
© 2008 Keir Morse
Genus: Cacaliopsis
Yellow Pine Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   1.3 (weak indicator / indifferent)   [Safford et al 2005]
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Cacalia nardosmia var. glabrata
PLANTS: Cacalia nardosmia
PLANTS: Cacaliopsis nardosmia var. glabrata
PLANTS: Luina nardosmia var. glabrata
PLANTS: Luina nardosmia
More information about  Cacaliopsis nardosmia
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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: Jan 18, 2018).

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