Taxon  Report   8990 
Synthyris missurica  (Raf.) Penn.  ssp. missurica 
kitten tails
Synthyris missurica ssp. missurica, a dicot, is a perennial herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 2.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Synthyris missurica ssp. missurica
© 2010 Aaron Arthur
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest
Genus: Synthyris
Parent Record Synthyris missurica.
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Synthyris missurica var. major
PLANTS: Synthyris reniformis var. major
TJM2: Synthyris major
TJM2: Synthyris stellata
 Information about  Synthyris missurica ssp. missurica  from other sources:

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Search (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: May 24, 2015).

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