Calflora
Taxon  Report   7157    
Romanzoffia californica  Greene
California mistmaiden,  California romanzoffia
Romanzoffia californica
© 2010 Aaron Schusteff
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Romanzoffia californica
© 2002 Bart and Susan Eisenberg
Romanzoffia californica, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Romanzoffia californica
© 2011 Dean Wm. Taylor, Ph.D.
Family: BORAGINACEAE  
Genus: Romanzoffia
Communities: Redwood Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Romanzoffia suksdorfii
ICPN: Romanzoffia spergulina
More information about  Romanzoffia californica
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (ROCA6)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 21, 2018).

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