Taxon  Report   3747 
Garrya congdonii  Eastw.
Chaparral silktassel,  Congdon's silk tassel, Interior silktassel, Silk tassel
Garrya congdonii
© 2011 Vernon Smith
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Garrya congdonii
© 2010 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Garrya congdonii, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Garrya congdonii
© 2008 Keir Morse
Genus: Garrya
Chaparral, Foothill Woodland
Habitat: canyons, ridges
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   5 (broad endemic)   [Safford et al 2005]
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Garrya flavescens ssp. congdonii
More information about  Garrya congdonii
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: Aug 20, 2018).

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