Taxon  Report   10160 
Olsynium douglasii  (A. Dietr.) E. P. Bicknell  var. douglasii 
Douglas' grasswidow
Olsynium douglasii var. douglasii
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Olsynium douglasii var. douglasii, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Olsynium douglasii var. douglasii
© 2018 Susan McDougall
Genus: Olsynium
Parent Record Olsynium douglasii
Sagebrush Scrub, Northern Juniper Woodland, Northern Oak Woodland, Foothill Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS
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PLANTS: Sisyrinchium douglasii
PLANTS: Sisyrinchium inalatum
ICPN: Sisyrinchium douglasii var. douglasii
ICPN: Olsynium grandiflorum
More information about  Olsynium douglasii var. douglasii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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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: Aug 21, 2018).

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