Taxon  Report   5679 
Monoptilon bellioides  (A. Gray) H.M. Hall
Desert star,  Mojave desert star, Mojave desertstar
Monoptilon bellioides
© 2004 James M. Andre
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Monoptilon bellioides
© 2005 Steve Matson
Monoptilon bellioides
© 2004 Michelle Cloud-Hughes
Monoptilon bellioides, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Monoptilon bellioides
© 2005 Steve Matson
Genus: Monoptilon
Creosote Bush Scrub
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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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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