Calflora
Taxon  Report   11937 
Plectritis congesta  (Lindl.) A. DC.  ssp. brachystemon  (Fisch. & C. A. Mey.) Morey
Shortspur seablush
Plectritis congesta ssp. brachystemon
© 2011 Jorg & Mimi Fleige
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Plectritis congesta ssp. brachystemon
© 2005 Steve Matson
Plectritis congesta ssp. brachystemon
© 2009 Barry Rice
Plectritis congesta ssp. brachystemon, 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 congesta ssp. brachystemon
© 2013 Al Keuter
Family: VALERIANACEAE  
Genus: Plectritis
Parent Record Plectritis congesta
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS
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PLANTS: Plectritis anomala var. gibbosa
PLANTS: Plectritis anomala
PLANTS: Plectritis aphanoptera
PLANTS: Plectritis congesta var. major
PLANTS: Plectritis magna
PLANTS: Plectritis samolifolia var. involuta
PLANTS: Plectritis samolifolia
ICPN + PLANTS: Plectritis brachystemon
ICPN: Plectritis congesta ssp. nitida
More information about  Plectritis congesta ssp. brachystemon
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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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