Taxon  Report   7800 
Stephanomeria pauciflora  (Torr.) A. Nelson
Brownplume wirelettuce,  Desert straw, Wire lettuce
Stephanomeria pauciflora
© 2001 Larry Blakely
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Stephanomeria pauciflora
© 2015 Barry Breckling
Stephanomeria pauciflora
© 2010 Neal Kramer
Stephanomeria pauciflora, 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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Stephanomeria pauciflora
© 2010 Neal Kramer
Genus: Stephanomeria
Creosote Bush Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Lygodesmia pauciflora
PLANTS: Ptiloria pauciflora
PLANTS: Stephanomeria cinerea
PLANTS: Stephanomeria lygodesmoides
PLANTS: Stephanomeria neomexicana
ICPN + PLANTS: Stephanomeria pauciflora var. pauciflora
ICPN + PLANTS: Stephanomeria pauciflora var. parishii
ICPN: Stephanomeria runcinata var. parishii
More information about  Stephanomeria pauciflora
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
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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: Jul 22, 2018).

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