Taxon  Report   5373 
Matelea parvifolia  (Torrey) Woodson
spearleaf
Matelea parvifolia, 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.

It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 2.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

 

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Matelea parvifolia
© 2005 Aaron Schusteff
Matelea parvifolia
© 2005 Aaron Schusteff
Community: Creosote Bush Scrub
Family: APOCYNACEAE   (CNPS + PLANTS: ASCLEPIADACEAE)
Genus: Matelea
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Gonolobus californicus
PLANTS: Gonolobus parvifolius
 Information about  Matelea parvifolia  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (MAPA9)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 25, 2014).

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