Calflora
Taxon  Report   2368    
Cordylanthus tenuis  A. Gray  ssp. viscidus  (Howell) T. I. Chuang & Heckard
Slender bird's beak,  Sticky bird's beak, Viscid bird's beak
Cordylanthus tenuis ssp. viscidus
© 2005 Norman Jensen
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Cordylanthus tenuis ssp. viscidus
© 2005 Norman Jensen
Cordylanthus tenuis ssp. viscidus
© 2005 Norman Jensen
Cordylanthus tenuis ssp. viscidus, 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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Cordylanthus tenuis ssp. viscidus
© 2016 Jason Matthias Mills
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest

Serpentine affinity: 4.5; (broad endemic)

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Cordylanthus viscidus
More information about  Cordylanthus tenuis ssp. viscidus
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 (COTEV)

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: Oct 18, 2018).

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