Taxon  Report   6643    
Plectritis macrocera  Torr. & A. Gray
Long horn plectritis,   Longhorn plectritis,   White plectritis
Plectritis macrocera, 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: Valerianaceae  
Genus: Plectritis

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Northern Oak Woodland, Southern Oak Woodland, Foothill Woodland

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEFPlectritis eichleriana
JEFPlectritis jepsonii
JEFPlectritis macrocera var. collina
JEFPlectritis macrocera var. grayi
JEFPlectritis macrocera var. mamillata
More information about  Plectritis macrocera

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]. 2022. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: 05/29/2022).