Taxon  Report   6871 
Primula suffrutescens  A. Gray
Sierra primrose,  Sierran primrose
Primula suffrutescens
© 2010 Vernon Smith
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Primula suffrutescens
© 2013 John Doyen
Primula suffrutescens
© 2013 John Doyen
Primula suffrutescens, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Primula suffrutescens
© 2004 Steve Matson
Genus: Primula
Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Toxicity: DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Primula suffrutescens
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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: Jul 20, 2018).

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