Taxon  Report   9966 
Fouquieria splendens  Engelm.
Fouquieria splendens
© 2009 Keir Morse
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Fouquieria splendens
© 2005 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Fouquieria splendens, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Fouquieria splendens
© 2004 James M. Andre
Genus: Fouquieria
Subspecies and Varieties:
Creosote Bush Scrub
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Fouquieria splendens ssp. splendens
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Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 17, 2017).

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