Taxon  Report   8138    
Tripterocalyx micranthus  (Torr.) Hook.
Little sand verbena,  Smallflower sandverbena
Tripterocalyx micranthus
© 2010 Ron Wolf
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Tripterocalyx micranthus
© 2005 James M. Andre
Tripterocalyx micranthus
© 2005 James M. Andre
Tripterocalyx micranthus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Tripterocalyx micranthus
© 2005 James M. Andre
Genus: Tripterocalyx
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Abronia cycloptera
PLANTS: Abronia micrantha var. pedunculata
PLANTS: Abronia micrantha
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More information about  Tripterocalyx micranthus
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: Nov 18, 2018).

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