Taxon  Report   11542 
Cochlearia groenlandica  L.
Greenland cochlearia
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Cochlearia groenlandica, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Cochlearia groenlandica
© Dr. G Dallas and Margaret Hanna2008 California Academy of Sciences
Genus: Cochlearia
Northern Coastal Scrub
Habitat: coastal
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
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ICPN: Cochlearia officinalis
PLANTS: Cochlearia officinalis ssp. groenlandica
PLANTS: Cochlearia officinalis ssp. oblongifolia
PLANTS: Cochleariopsis groenlandica ssp. arctica
PLANTS: Cochleariopsis groenlandica ssp. oblongifolia
PLANTS: Cochleariopsis groenlandica
ICPN + PLANTS: Cochlearia officinalis ssp. arctica
ICPN + CNPS + PLANTS: Cochlearia officinalis var. arctica
More information about  Cochlearia groenlandica
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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 17, 2018).

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