Taxon  Report   3602 
Floerkea proserpinacoides  Willd.
False mermaidweed
Floerkea proserpinacoides
© 2012 Gary A. Monroe
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Floerkea proserpinacoides
© 2004 Steve Matson
Floerkea proserpinacoides
© 2011 Aaron Schusteff
Floerkea proserpinacoides, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Floerkea proserpinacoides
© 2011 RT Hawke
Genus: Floerkea
Sagebrush Scrub, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
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PLANTS: Floerkea occidentalis
More information about  Floerkea proserpinacoides
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: Mar 23, 2018).

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