Taxon  Report   1875 
Cercidium floridum  A. Gray  ssp. floridum   (not an active name)
Blue palo verde
Cercidium floridum ssp. floridum, a dicot, is a tree that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Cercidium floridum ssp. floridum
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Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Cercidium
Creosote Bush Scrub
Wetlands:Occurs in wetlands in another region, but occurs almost always under natural conditions in non wetlands in California [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Name Status:
Accepted in JM93
TJM2 + PLANTS accepted name: Parkinsonia florida
 NOTE: Cercidium floridum ssp. floridum is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
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Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.


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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 24, 2015).

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