Taxon  Report   7345 
Sarcobatus vermiculatus  (Hook.) Torr.
Black greasewood
Sarcobatus vermiculatus
© 2010 Jean Pawek
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Sarcobatus vermiculatus
© 2012 Jean Pawek
Sarcobatus vermiculatus
© 2010 James M. Andre
Sarcobatus vermiculatus, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Sarcobatus vermiculatus
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Genus: Sarcobatus
Alkali Sink, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Creosote Bush Scrub, Sagebrush Scrub
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
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Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Sarcobatus vermiculatus var. baileyi
ICPN: Batis vermiculata
ICPN: Fremontia vermiculata
ICPN: Sarcobatus maximillianii
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Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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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: Aug 19, 2018).

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