Taxon  Report   10250    
Polanisia dodecandra  (L.) DC.
Redwhisker clammyweed
Polanisia dodecandra
© 1997 Arthur H. Bazell (ssp. trachysperma)
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Polanisia dodecandra
© 2001 CDFA (ssp. trachysperma)
Polanisia dodecandra, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Polanisia dodecandra
© 2016 Keir Morse (ssp. dodecandra)
Genus: Polanisia
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

More information about  Polanisia dodecandra
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


Search (Flora of North America)

website references from Google

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:   (Accessed: Jan 23, 2019).