Taxon  Report   8339 
Whipplea modesta  Torr.
Modesty,  Whipplea, Whipplevine, Yerba de selva
Whipplea modesta
© 2018 Mary Conway
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Whipplea modesta
© 2004 Steve Matson
Whipplea modesta
© 2013 Lynn Watson
Whipplea modesta, a dicot, is a vine or shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Whipplea modesta
© 2015 Zoya Akulova
Genus: Whipplea
Redwood Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Yellow Pine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Whipplea modesta
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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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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