Taxon  Report   3955 
Grayia spinosa  (Hook.) Moq.
Hop sage,  Spiny hopsage
Grayia spinosa
© 2008 Jason E. Willand
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Grayia spinosa
© 2010 Steve Matson
Grayia spinosa
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Grayia spinosa, 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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Grayia spinosa
© 2004 Michelle Cloud-Hughes
Genus: Grayia
Creosote Bush Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Atriplex grayi
PLANTS: Atriplex spinosa
TJM2: Chenopodium spinosum
More information about  Grayia spinosa
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: Mar 24, 2018).

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