Calflora
Taxon  Report   6471    
Phyllodoce breweri  (A. Gray) Maxim.
Brewer's mountain heather,  Purple mountainheath
Phyllodoce breweri
© 2016 Dan McKean
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Phyllodoce breweri
© 2013 James Gonsman
Phyllodoce breweri
© 2004 Steve Matson
Phyllodoce breweri, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Phyllodoce breweri
© 2003 Michael Charters
Family: ERICACEAE  
Genus: Phyllodoce
Communities: Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Bryanthus breweri
More information about  Phyllodoce breweri
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (PHBR4)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 15, 2018).

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