Taxon  Report   6595 
Plagiobothrys salsus  (Brandegee) I.M. Johnston
Desert popcorn flower,  Salty popcornflower

Plagiobothrys salsus
© 2010 James M. Andre
Plagiobothrys salsus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and Nevada, Oregon.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Plagiobothrys salsus
© 2010 James M. Andre
Genus: Plagiobothrys
Alkali Sink, wetland-riparian
Habitat: playas [CNPS Inventory]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Allocarya salsa
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Location Suitability

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.


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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Dec 01, 2015).

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