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Glossopetalon spinescens  A. Gray  var. aridum  M. E. Jones
Spiny greasebush
Glossopetalon spinescens var. aridum is a shrub that is native to California.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial
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Parent: Glossopetalon spinescens
Genus: Glossopetalon
Family: Crossosomataceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTSForsellesia arida
JEF + PLANTSForsellesia nevadensis
JEF + PLANTSForsellesia stipulifera
PLANTSGlossopetalon nevadense var. stipuliferum
PLANTSGlossopetalon nevadense
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Information about  Glossopetalon spinescens var. aridum from other sources
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (GLSPA)

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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]. 2023. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 01/28/2023).