Calflora
Taxon  Report   6559    
Plagiobothrys cognatus  (Greene) I. M. Johnst.
Cognate popcorn flower,   Popcorn flower,   Sleeping popcorn flower
Plagiobothrys cognatus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in western North America.
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Bloom Period
Family: Boraginaceae  
Genus: Plagiobothrys

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, many plant communities
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
JEFPlagiobothrys scouleri nvar. penicillatus
JEFPlagiobothrys scouleri
More information about  Plagiobothrys cognatus

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: 09/27/2021).