Taxon  Report   1913    
Chamaebatia australis  (Brandegee) Abrams
Southern bearclover,  Southern mountain misery
Chamaebatia australis
© 2009 Lee Ripma
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Chamaebatia australis
© 2015 Keir Morse
Chamaebatia australis
© 1997 Christopher L. Christie
Chamaebatia australis, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, Baja California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Chamaebatia australis
© 2010 Zoya Akulova
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Chamaebatia
Communities: Chaparral
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

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Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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 23, 2019).