Calflora
Taxon  Report   6267    
Petalonyx thurberi  A. Gray  ssp. gilmanii  (Munz) W. S. Davis & H. J. Thomps.
Death valley sandpaper plant
Petalonyx thurberi ssp. gilmanii, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, and endemic (limited) to California.
also called Petalonyx gilmanii
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   CNDDB
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Observation Search
(34 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: Loasaceae  
Genus: Petalonyx
Parent: Petalonyx thurberi

Habitat: dunes

Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + CNPS + PLANTSPetalonyx gilmanii
PLANTSPetalonyx thurberi var. gilmanii
More information about  Petalonyx thurberi ssp. gilmanii

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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 04/12/2021).