Taxon  Report   7718 
Spermolepis echinata  (DC.) A.A. Heller
Bristly scaleseed,  Bristly spermolepis
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Spermolepis echinata, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California.
It was included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list [2B.3] (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Spermolepis echinata
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Family: APIACEAE  
Genus: Spermolepis
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Apium echinatum
More information about  Spermolepis echinata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 27, 2016).

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