Calflora
Taxon  Report   1025    
Ayenia compacta  Rose
California ayenia,  Desert ayenia
Ayenia compacta, a dicot, is a perennial herb or shrub that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders, Baja California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   CNPS Inventory
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(171 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: MALVACEAE  
Genus: Ayenia
Habitat: washes

Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTS: Ayenia californica
More information about  Ayenia compacta
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (AYCO)


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 14, 2019).