Taxon  Report   5693 
Mucronea perfoliata  (A. Gray) A. Heller
Perfoliate spineflower
Mucronea perfoliata
© 2011 Neal Kramer
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Mucronea perfoliata
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Mucronea perfoliata
© 2015 Keir Morse
Mucronea perfoliata, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Mucronea perfoliata
© 2003 Christopher L. Christie
Genus: Mucronea
Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland
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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Chorizanthe perfoliata var. opaca
PLANTS: Chorizanthe perfoliata
PLANTS: Mucronea perfoliata var. opaca
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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: Jul 21, 2018).

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