Taxon  Report   6913 
Psilocarphus tenellus  Nutt.
Slender woolly marbles,  Slender woollyheads
Psilocarphus tenellus
© 2008 Keir Morse
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Psilocarphus tenellus
© 2002 Dean Wm. Taylor
Psilocarphus tenellus
© 2014 Gary McDonald
Psilocarphus 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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Psilocarphus tenellus
© 2012 Neal Kramer
Genus: Psilocarphus
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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TJM2: Psilocarphus tenellus var. tenellus
More information about  Psilocarphus tenellus
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: Feb 23, 2018).

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