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Plectritis congesta  (Lindl.) A. DC.  ssp. brachystemon  (Fisch. & C. A. Mey.) Morey
Shortspur seablush
Plectritis congesta ssp. brachystemon is an annual herb that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in western North America.
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: Plectritis congesta
Genus: Plectritis
Family: Valerianaceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTSPlectritis anomala var. gibbosa
PLANTSPlectritis anomala
PLANTSPlectritis aphanoptera
JEF + PLANTSPlectritis brachystemon
JEFPlectritis congesta ssp. nitida
Information about  Plectritis congesta ssp. brachystemon from other sources
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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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]. 2023. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 01/27/2023).