Taxon  Report   6428 
Philadelphus microphyllus  A. Gray
Desert syringa,  Little leaf mock orange, Littleleaf mock orange
Philadelphus microphyllus
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Philadelphus microphyllus
© 2015 Steve Matson
Philadelphus microphyllus
© 2015 Barry Breckling
Philadelphus microphyllus, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Philadelphus microphyllus
© 2015 Steve Matson
Genus: Philadelphus
Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Philadelphus microphyllus ssp. occidentalis
PLANTS: Philadelphus occidentalis
PLANTS: Philadelphus occidentalis var. occidentalis
PLANTS: Philadelphus microphyllus var. ovatus
PLANTS: Philadelphus microphyllus var. occidentalis
PLANTS: Philadelphus microphyllus var. minutus
PLANTS: Philadelphus microphyllus var. linearis
PLANTS: Philadelphus microphyllus ssp. typicus
PLANTS: Philadelphus stramineus
TJM2: Philadelphus microphyllus var. stramineus
TJM2 + PLANTS: Philadelphus microphyllus ssp. stramineus
TJM2: Philadelphus microphyllus ssp. pumilus
More information about  Philadelphus microphyllus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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 19, 2018).

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