Taxon  Report   11126 
Zeltnera trichantha  (Griseb.) G. Mans.
Alkali centaury
Zeltnera trichantha
© 2010 Zoya Akulova
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Zeltnera trichantha
© 2010 Zoya Akulova
Zeltnera trichantha
© 2010 Zoya Akulova
Zeltnera trichantha, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Zeltnera trichantha
© 2013 Jake Ruygt
Genus: Zeltnera
Coastal Salt Marsh, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Northern Oak Woodland, Chaparral, wetland-riparian
Habitat: coastal, salt-marsh
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
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Name Status:
Accepted by JEF
PLANTS accepted name: Centaurium trichanthum
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ICPN: Centaurium trichanthum
More information about  Zeltnera trichantha
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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: Jul 22, 2018).

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