Taxon  Report   1992 
Chilopsis linearis  (Cav.) Sweet  ssp. arcuata  (Fosberg) Henrickson
Desert willow
Chilopsis linearis ssp. arcuata
© 2000 Larry Blakely
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Chilopsis linearis ssp. arcuata
© 2000 Larry Blakely
Chilopsis linearis ssp. arcuata
© 2012 Neal Kramer
Chilopsis linearis ssp. arcuata, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Chilopsis linearis ssp. arcuata
© 2004 Michelle Cloud-Hughes
Genus: Chilopsis
Parent Record Chilopsis linearis
Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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ICPN + PLANTS: Chilopsis linearis var. arcuata
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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: Aug 16, 2018).

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