Calflora
Taxon  Report   6111 
Pediomelum californicum  (S. Watson) Rydb.
California indian breadroot
Pediomelum californicum
© 2015 Keir Morse
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Pediomelum californicum
© 2008 Aaron Schusteff
Pediomelum californicum
© 2011 Neal Kramer
Pediomelum californicum, 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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Pediomelum californicum
© 2008 Lynn Watson
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Pediomelum
Communities:
Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Habitat: slopes
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   4.4 (broad endemic / strong indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Psoralea californica
More information about  Pediomelum californicum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation (ITIS)

USDA PLANTS Profile (PECA33)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 13, 2017).

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