Taxon  Report   7324 
Samolus parviflorus  Raf.
Water pimpernel
Samolus parviflorus
© 2006 Michael Charters
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Samolus parviflorus
© 2006 Michael Charters
Samolus parviflorus
© 2006 Michael Charters
Samolus parviflorus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Plant Characteristics
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Samolus parviflorus
© 2006 Michael Charters
Genus: Samolus
Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
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Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + JM93
PLANTS accepted name: Samolus valerandi ssp. parviflorus
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ICPN: Samolus floribundus
ICPN: Samolus valerandi ssp. parviflorus
More information about  Samolus parviflorus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Jun 19, 2018).

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