Taxon  Report   2336    
Cordylanthus eremicus  (Coville & C. V. Morton) Munz  ssp. eremicus 
Desert bird's beak
Cordylanthus eremicus ssp. eremicus
© 2018 Matt C. Berger
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Cordylanthus eremicus ssp. eremicus
© 2018 Matt C. Berger
Cordylanthus eremicus ssp. eremicus, a dicot, is an annual herb (hemiparasitic) that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
also called Cordylanthus bernardinus
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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one or more occurrences
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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Cordylanthus eremicus ssp. eremicus
© 2018 Matt C. Berger
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Cordylanthus ramosus ssp. eremicus
ICPN + CNPS + PLANTS: Cordylanthus bernardinus
More information about  Cordylanthus eremicus ssp. eremicus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


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website references from Google

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: Nov 20, 2018).

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