Taxon  Report   5990 
Orthocarpus cuspidatus  E. Greene
Broad scaled owl's clover,  Toothed owl's clover
Orthocarpus cuspidatus
© 2012 Aaron Arthur
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Orthocarpus cuspidatus
© 2002 George W. Hartwell
Orthocarpus cuspidatus
© 2000 Dianne Fristrom
Orthocarpus cuspidatus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California.

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Orthocarpus cuspidatus
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Orthocarpus cuspidatus
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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Feb 20, 2018).

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