Taxon  Report   8990 
Synthyris missurica  (Raf.) Pennell  ssp. missurica 
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Synthyris missurica ssp. missurica
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Synthyris missurica ssp. missurica, a dicot, is a perennial herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Synthyris missurica ssp. missurica
© 2016 Matt Berry
Genus: Synthyris
Parent Record Synthyris missurica
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest
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Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS
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PLANTS: Synthyris missurica var. major
PLANTS: Synthyris reniformis var. major
ICPN: Synthyris major
ICPN: Synthyris stellata
More information about  Synthyris missurica ssp. missurica
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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Sep 25, 2018).

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