Calflora
Taxon  Report   2399 
Cosmos bipinnatus  Cav.
Garden cosmos
Cosmos bipinnatus
© 2004 Nick Kurzenko
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Cosmos bipinnatus
© 2006 Nick Kurzenko
Cosmos bipinnatus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Cosmos bipinnatus
© 2011 Nick Kurzenko
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Cosmos
Community:
escaped cultivar
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
 
More information about  Cosmos bipinnatus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (COBI2)

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: Aug 19, 2018).

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