Calflora
Taxon  Report   5752 
Nama demissum  A. Gray  var. demissum 
Desert purple mat,  Purple mat, Purplemat
Nama demissum var. demissum
© 2005 Steve Matson
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Nama demissum var. demissum
© 2005 Steve Matson
Nama demissum var. demissum
© 2010 Neal Kramer
Nama demissum var. demissum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California.

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Nama demissum var. demissum
© 2004 Brent Miller
Family: BORAGINACEAE   (PLANTS: HYDROPHYLLACEAE)
Genus: Nama
Parent Record Nama demissum
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Nama demissum var. deserti
More information about  Nama demissum var. demissum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (NADED)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 22, 2018).

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