Taxon  Report   4940 
Loeflingia squarrosa  Nutt.
Spreading loeflingia,  Spreading pygmyleaf
Loeflingia squarrosa
© 2009 Stanley Spencer
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Loeflingia squarrosa
© 2008 Keir Morse
Loeflingia squarrosa, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Loeflingia squarrosa
© 2008 Keir Morse
Genus: Loeflingia
Subspecies and Varieties:
Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral, Valley Grassland
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Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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ICPN: Loeflingia squarrosa var. artemisiarum
ICPN: Loeflingia squarrosa var. squarrosa
ICPN: Loeflingia squarrosa ssp. artemisiarum
ICPN: Loeflingia squarrosa ssp. squarrosa
More information about  Loeflingia squarrosa
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 18, 2018).

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