Taxon  Report   6112 
Pediomelum castoreum  (S. Watson) Rydb.
Beaver indian breadroot
Pediomelum castoreum
© 2005 James M. Andre
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Pediomelum castoreum
© 2011 Teague Embrey
Pediomelum castoreum
© 2013 Neal Kramer
Pediomelum castoreum, 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.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Pediomelum castoreum
© 2005 James M. Andre
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Pediomelum
Communities:
Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland
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Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Psoralea castorea
More information about  Pediomelum castoreum
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 30, 2016).

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