Calflora
Taxon  Report   11479    
Carsonia sparsifolia  (S. Watson) Greene
Fewleaf bee plant
Carsonia sparsifolia, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
also called Cleome sparsifolia

Bloom Period
Family: CLEOMACEAE  
Genus: Carsonia
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
JEF: Cleome sparsifolia
More information about  Carsonia sparsifolia
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

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Consortium of California Herbaria


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: Oct 17, 2019).