Taxon  Report   6953 
Purshia tridentata  (Pursh) DC.  var. tridentata 
Antelope bitterbrush
Purshia tridentata var. tridentata
© 2008 Steve Matson
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Purshia tridentata var. tridentata
© 2009 Keir Morse
Purshia tridentata var. tridentata
© 2015 Barry Rice
Purshia tridentata var. tridentata, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California.

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Purshia tridentata var. tridentata
© 2007 Dr. Mark S. Brunell
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Purshia
Parent Record Purshia tridentata
Sagebrush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Northern Juniper Woodland, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest
Habitat: slopes
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + JM93
PLANTS accepted name: Purshia tridentata
More information about  Purshia tridentata var. tridentata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

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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:   (Accessed: Mar 18, 2018).

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