Taxon  Report   6909 
Psilocarphus brevissimus  Nutt.  var. brevissimus 
Short woollyheads,  Woolly heads, Woolly marbles
Psilocarphus brevissimus var. brevissimus
© 2009 Keir Morse
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Psilocarphus brevissimus var. brevissimus
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Psilocarphus brevissimus var. brevissimus
© 2009 George W. Hartwell
Psilocarphus brevissimus var. brevissimus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California.

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Psilocarphus brevissimus var. brevissimus
© 2003 Vince Scheidt
Genus: Psilocarphus
Parent Record Psilocarphus brevissimus
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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TJM2: Psilocarphus globiferus
More information about  Psilocarphus brevissimus var. brevissimus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Jepson eFlora

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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 26, 2016).

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