Calflora
Taxon  Report   2105 
Cicendia quadrangularis  (Lam.) Griseb.
Common microcalis,  Oregon timwort
Cicendia quadrangularis
© 2008 Steve Matson
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Cicendia quadrangularis
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Cicendia quadrangularis
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Cicendia quadrangularis, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Cicendia quadrangularis
© 2004 Aaron Schusteff
Family: GENTIANACEAE  
Genus: Cicendia
Communities:
Valley Grassland, Northern Oak Woodland, Foothill Woodland
Wetlands: Arid West: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Exacum chilense
PLANTS: Exacum inflatum
PLANTS: Gentiana quadrangularis
PLANTS: Microcala quadrangularis
More information about  Cicendia quadrangularis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (CIQU3)

Search the International Plants Names Index

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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 20, 2018).

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