Calflora
Taxon  Report   1864 
Centranthus ruber  (L.) DC.
Jupiter's beard,  Red valerian
Centranthus ruber
© 2005 Luigi Rignanese
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Centranthus ruber
© 2005 Luigi Rignanese
Centranthus ruber, a dicot, is an annual or perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Centranthus ruber
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Family: VALERIANACEAE  
Genus: Centranthus
Community:
escaped cultivar
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Kentranthus ruber
More information about  Centranthus ruber
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Photos and ID tips from PlantID.net

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation (ITIS)

USDA PLANTS Profile (CERU2)

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Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 23, 2017).

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