Taxon  Report   2562 
Cymopterus purpurascens  (A. Gray) M. E. Jones
Purple cymopterus,  Widewing springparsley
Cymopterus purpurascens
© 2017 Julie Kierstead Nelson
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Cymopterus purpurascens
© 2017 Steve Matson
Cymopterus purpurascens
© 1979 Dean Wm. Taylor
Cymopterus purpurascens, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Cymopterus purpurascens
© 2014 Mary Winter
Family: APIACEAE  
Genus: Cymopterus
Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Cymopterus purpurascens
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
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: Sep 18, 2018).

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