Calflora
Taxon  Report   2573    
Cynoglossum grande  Douglas ex Lehm.
Grand hound's tongue,  Pacific hound's tongue, Western houndstongue
Cynoglossum grande
© 2004 Dianne Fristrom
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Cynoglossum grande
© 2003 Keir Morse
Cynoglossum grande
© 2008 Keir Morse
Cynoglossum grande, 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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Cynoglossum grande
© 2001 James B. Gratiot
Communities: Northern Oak Woodland, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Yellow Pine Forest

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Adelinia grande
ICPN: Cynoglossum austiniae
More information about  Cynoglossum grande
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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 (CYGR)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 17, 2018).

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