Calflora
Taxon  Report   11124    
Zeltnera muehlenbergii  (Griseb.) G. Mans.
Muehlenberg's centaury
Zeltnera muehlenbergii
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Zeltnera muehlenbergii
© 2018 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Zeltnera muehlenbergii
© 2011 Zoya Akulova
Zeltnera muehlenbergii, 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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Zeltnera muehlenbergii
© 2018 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Family: GENTIANACEAE  
Genus: Zeltnera
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Redwood Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Northern Oak Woodland, Foothill Woodland, Valley Grassland, Northern Juniper Woodland, wetland-riparian

Wetlands:
Arid West: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Centaurium muehlenbergii

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Centaurium muehlenbergii
More information about  Zeltnera muehlenbergii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Search efloras.org (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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jan 22, 2019).