Taxon  Report   5750 
Nama demissum  A. Gray
Purple mat,  Purplemat
Nama demissum
© 2015 Ron Wolf
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Nama demissum
© 2005 Chris Wagner, SBNF
Nama demissum
© 2005 Chris Wagner, SBNF
Nama demissum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Nama demissum
© 2005 Naomi Fraga
Genus: Nama
Subspecies and Varieties:
Creosote Bush Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Nama demissum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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: Sep 24, 2018).

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