Taxon  Report   10308    
Romulea rosea  (L.) Eckl.
Rosy sandcrocus
Romulea rosea
© 2007 Neal Kramer
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Romulea rosea
© 2005 Doreen L. Smith
Romulea rosea, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild. There is a high risk of this plant becoming invasive in California according to Cal-IPC.

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Romulea rosea
© 2008 Jorg Fleige
Genus: Romulea
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Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

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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 22, 2019).