Taxon  Report   5449 
Menziesia ferruginea  Sm.
Mock azalea,  Rusty menziesia
Menziesia ferruginea
© 2008 Matt Below
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Menziesia ferruginea
© 2012 RT Hawke
Menziesia ferruginea
© 2015 Adrienne Simmons
Menziesia ferruginea, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Menziesia ferruginea
© 2011 Jean Pawek
Genus: Menziesia
Redwood Forest
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
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Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Menziesia ferruginea ssp. glabella
PLANTS: Menziesia ferruginea var. glabella
PLANTS: Menziesia glabella
More information about  Menziesia ferruginea
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

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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: Jun 22, 2018).

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