Taxon  Report   11175 
Cistanthe maritima  (Nutt.) Hershk.
Seaside calandrinia
Cistanthe maritima
© 2010 Gary A. Monroe
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Cistanthe maritima
© 2015 Keir Morse
Cistanthe maritima
© 2015 Keir Morse
Cistanthe maritima, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and Baja California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Cistanthe maritima
© 2010 Gary A. Monroe
Genus: Cistanthe
Valley Grassland, Coastal Sage Scrub
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Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS
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TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS: Calandrinia maritima
More information about  Cistanthe maritima
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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: Mar 20, 2018).

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