Taxon  Report   1470    
Canbya candida  Parry ex A. Gray
Pygmy poppy,  White pygmypoppy
Canbya candida
© 2003 Heath McAllister
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Canbya candida
© 2004 Aaron Schusteff
Canbya candida
© 2005 Naomi Fraga
Canbya candida, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Canbya candida
© 2017 Ashley Olive
Genus: Canbya
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

More information about  Canbya candida
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 18, 2019).