Taxon  Report   8038 
Trichostema rubisepalum  Elmer
Hernandez bluecurls
Trichostema rubisepalum
© 2011 Chris Winchell
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Trichostema rubisepalum
© 2011 Chris Winchell
Trichostema rubisepalum
© 2015 John Doyen
Trichostema rubisepalum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 4.3 (limited distribution).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Trichostema rubisepalum
© 2015 John Doyen
Family: LAMIACEAE  
Genus: Trichostema
Communities:
Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Mixed Evergreen Forest
Wetlands:Occurs in wetlands in another region, but occurs almost always under natural conditions in non wetlands in California [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   5.4 (broad endemic)   [Safford et al 2005]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Trichostema laxum var. rubisepalum
More information about  Trichostema rubisepalum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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USDA PLANTS Profile (TRRU)

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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 05, 2016).

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