Taxon  Report   6094 
Pectocarya platycarpa  (Munz & I.M. Johnston) Munz & I.M. Johnston
Broad fruited combseed,  Broad nutted comb bur, Broadfruit combseed
Pectocarya platycarpa
© 2009 Keir Morse
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Pectocarya platycarpa
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Pectocarya platycarpa
© 2008 Aaron Schusteff
Pectocarya platycarpa, 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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Pectocarya platycarpa
© 2009 Keir Morse
Genus: Pectocarya
Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Pectocarya gracilis var. platycarpa
PLANTS: Pectocarya linearis var. platycarpa
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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: Jan 18, 2018).

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