Calflora
Taxon  Report   10420    
Thermopsis gracilis  Howell
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Thermopsis gracilis
© 2015 John Doyen
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Thermopsis gracilis
© 2005 Dean Wm. Taylor
Thermopsis gracilis
© 2015 Dana York
Thermopsis gracilis, a dicot, is a perennial herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California, Oregon.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Thermopsis gracilis
© 2015 John Doyen
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Thermopsis
Communities: Foothill Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, North Coastal Coniferous Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Thermopsis macrophylla var. venosa
ICPN + CNPS: Thermopsis gracilis var. gracilis
More information about  Thermopsis gracilis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (THGR6)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 17, 2018).

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