Taxon  Report   2305 
Collomia tinctoria  Kellogg
Yellow staining collomia
Collomia tinctoria
© 2008 Steve Matson
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Collomia tinctoria
© 2004 Steve Matson
Collomia tinctoria
© 2005 Chris Wagner
Collomia tinctoria, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Collomia tinctoria
© 2015 John Doyen
Genus: Collomia
Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest
Habitat: disturbed
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   1.8 (weak indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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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: Aug 16, 2018).

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