Taxon  Report   11220 
Gambelia speciosa  Nutt.
Showy island snapdragon
Gambelia speciosa
© 2015 Jean Pawek
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Gambelia speciosa
© Rick York and CNPS
Gambelia speciosa
© 2011 Neal Kramer
Gambelia speciosa, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, Isla Guadalupe, BA.
also called Galvezia speciosa
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Gambelia speciosa
© 2011 Neal Kramer
Genus: Gambelia
Coastal Sage Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS
Alternate Names:
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ICPN + CNPS + PLANTS: Galvezia speciosa
More information about  Gambelia speciosa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
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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: Aug 21, 2018).

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