Taxon  Report   6000 
Osmorhiza brachypoda  Torr.
California sweet cicely,  California sweetcicely
Osmorhiza brachypoda
© 2014 Steve Matson
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Osmorhiza brachypoda
© 2014 Neal Kramer
Osmorhiza brachypoda
© 2005 Keir Morse
Osmorhiza brachypoda, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Osmorhiza brachypoda
© 2005 Keir Morse
Family: APIACEAE  
Genus: Osmorhiza
Southern Oak Woodland, Foothill Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest
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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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ICPN + PLANTS: Osmorhiza brachypoda var. fraterna
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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: Jun 18, 2018).

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