Taxon  Report   8132 
Triphysaria micrantha  (A. Gray) Chuang & Heckard
Little butter 'n' eggs,  Purplebeak owl's clover
Triphysaria micrantha
© 2003 Laura Ann Eliassen
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Triphysaria micrantha, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Triphysaria micrantha
© 2006 Steve Matson
Genus: Triphysaria
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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TJM2: Orthocarpus bidwelliae var. micranthus
TJM2 + PLANTS: Orthocarpus erianthus var. micranthus
TJM2 + PLANTS: Orthocarpus micranthus
More information about  Triphysaria micrantha
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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: Feb 19, 2018).

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