Taxon  Report   6448 
Phoenicaulis cheiranthoides  Nutt.
Common phoenicaulis,  Dagger pod, Wallflower phoenicaulis
Phoenicaulis cheiranthoides
© 2007 Mary Winter
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Phoenicaulis cheiranthoides
© 1995 Steve Matson
Phoenicaulis cheiranthoides
© 2009 Gary A. Monroe
Phoenicaulis cheiranthoides, 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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Phoenicaulis cheiranthoides
© 2009 Gary A. Monroe
Genus: Phoenicaulis
Sagebrush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Shadscale Scrub
Habitat: slopes
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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Phoenicaulis cheiranthoides ssp. lanuginosa
PLANTS: Phoenicaulis cheiranthoides var. glabra
ICPN: Parrya menziesii var. glabra
ICPN + PLANTS: Phoenicaulis cheiranthoides ssp. glabra
ICPN + PLANTS: Phoenicaulis cheiranthoides var. lanuginosa
More information about  Phoenicaulis cheiranthoides
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
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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: Jul 23, 2018).

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