Calflora
Taxon  Report   6602 
Plagiobothrys tenellus  (Nutt.) A. Gray
Pacific popcornflower,  Popcorn flower, Slender popcorn flower
Plagiobothrys tenellus
© 2014 Jean Pawek
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Plagiobothrys tenellus
© 2008 Steve Matson
Plagiobothrys tenellus
© 2008 Keir Morse
Plagiobothrys tenellus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Plagiobothrys tenellus
© 2008 Keir Morse
Family: BORAGINACEAE  
Genus: Plagiobothrys
Communities:
Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Arid West: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Plagiobothrys asper
More information about  Plagiobothrys tenellus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation (ITIS)

USDA PLANTS Profile (PLTE)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 23, 2017).

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