Taxon  Report   6928 
Psorothamnus spinosus  (A. Gray) Barneby
Smoke tree,  Smoketree
Psorothamnus spinosus
© 2009 Aaron Schusteff
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Psorothamnus spinosus
© 2010 Neal Kramer
Psorothamnus spinosus
© 2010 Neal Kramer
Psorothamnus spinosus, a dicot, is a tree or shrub that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Psorothamnus spinosus
© 2010 Neal Kramer
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Psorothamnus
Creosote Bush Scrub
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Dalea spinosa
More information about  Psorothamnus spinosus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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: Feb 24, 2018).

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