Taxon  Report   4197 
Hoffmannseggia glauca  (Ortega) Eifert
Hoffmanseggia,  Hog potato, Indian rushpea
Hoffmannseggia glauca
© 2012 Neal Kramer
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Hoffmannseggia glauca
© 2012 Neal Kramer
Hoffmannseggia glauca
© 2012 Neal Kramer
Hoffmannseggia glauca, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Hoffmannseggia glauca
© 2004 James M. Andre
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Hoffmannseggia
Creosote Bush Scrub
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Hoffmannseggia densiflora var. capitata
PLANTS: Hoffmannseggia densiflora var. demissa
PLANTS: Hoffmannseggia densiflora var. pringlei
PLANTS: Hoffmannseggia densiflora var. stricta
PLANTS: Hoffmannseggia densiflora
PLANTS: Hoffmannseggia falcaria
More information about  Hoffmannseggia glauca
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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Dec 15, 2017).

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