Taxon  Report   6639 
Plectritis ciliosa  (Greene) Jeps.
Long spurred plectritis,  Longspur seablush
Plectritis ciliosa
© 2009 Barry Rice
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Plectritis ciliosa
© 2005 Steve Matson
Plectritis ciliosa
© 2013 Jean Pawek
Plectritis ciliosa, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Plectritis ciliosa
© 2009 Keir Morse
Genus: Plectritis
Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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ICPN: Plectritis ciliosa ssp. insignis
ICPN: Plectritis ciliosa ssp. ciliosa
More information about  Plectritis ciliosa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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: Sep 22, 2018).

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