Calflora
Taxon  Report   6585 
Plagiobothrys lithocaryus  (Greene ex A. Gray) I. M. Johnst.
Mayacamas popcorn flower,  Mayacamas popcornflower
Plagiobothrys lithocaryus
© 2011 Steve Matson
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Plagiobothrys lithocaryus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, believed to be extinct(questionable).
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1A (presumed extinct).   8th Edition

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Plagiobothrys lithocaryus
© 2011 Steve Matson
Family: BORAGINACEAE  
Genus: Plagiobothrys
Communities:
Chaparral, Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Allocarya lithocarya
More information about  Plagiobothrys lithocaryus
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 (PLLI)

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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 22, 2018).

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