Taxon  Report   8344 
Wislizenia refracta  Engelm.  ssp. refracta 
Jackass clover,  Spectacle fruit
Wislizenia refracta ssp. refracta
© 2005 James M. Andre
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Wislizenia refracta ssp. refracta
© 2005 James M. Andre
Wislizenia refracta ssp. refracta, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and Arizona, New Mexico, Texas.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Wislizenia refracta ssp. refracta
© 2005 James M. Andre
Genus: Wislizenia
Parent Record Wislizenia refracta
Creosote Bush Scrub, Alkali Sink
Habitat: dunes, playas [CNPS Inventory]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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PLANTS: Wislizenia refracta var. melilotoides
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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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Apr 29, 2017).

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