Taxon  Report   1105    
Boerhavia coulteri  (Hook. f.) S. Watson
Coulter's spiderling
Boerhavia coulteri
© 2011 Neal Kramer
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Boerhavia coulteri
© 2012 Keir Morse
Boerhavia coulteri
© 2012 Keir Morse
Boerhavia coulteri, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Boerhavia coulteri
© 2012 Keir Morse
Genus: Boerhavia
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Senkenbergia coulteri
More information about  Boerhavia coulteri
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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).