Taxon  Report   5994 
Orthocarpus imbricatus  S. Watson
Imbricate owl's clover,  Mountain owl's clover
Orthocarpus imbricatus
© 2005 Jennifer L. Kalt
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Orthocarpus imbricatus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Orthocarpus imbricatus
© 2006 David McClurg
Genus: Orthocarpus
Red Fir Forest, Subalpine Forest
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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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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: Jul 15, 2018).

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