Taxon  Report   2263    
Cleomella parviflora  A. Gray
Slender cleomella
Cleomella parviflora
© 2012 Neal Kramer
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Cleomella parviflora
© 2012 Neal Kramer
Cleomella parviflora
© 2010 James M. Andre
Cleomella parviflora, 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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Cleomella parviflora
© 2005 Steve Matson
Genus: Cleomella
Communities: Alkali Sink, Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Cleomella parviflora
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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 21, 2019).