Taxon  Report   1093    
Blennosperma nanum  (Hook.) S. F. Blake
Common stickyseed,  Yellow carpet
Blennosperma nanum
© 2015 John Doyen
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Blennosperma nanum
© 2013 Aaron Arthur
Blennosperma nanum
© 2008 Chris Winchell
Blennosperma nanum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Blennosperma nanum
© 2015 Debra L. Cook
Genus: Blennosperma
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Blennosperma nanum
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

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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 21, 2019).