Taxon  Report   2355    
Cordylanthus ramosus  Nutt. ex Benth.
Bushy bird's beak
Cordylanthus ramosus
© 2006 Larry Blakely
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Cordylanthus ramosus, 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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Cordylanthus ramosus
© 2006 Larry Blakely
Genus: Cordylanthus
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, wetland-riparian

Arid West: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Cordylanthus ramosus var. puberulus
ICPN + PLANTS: Cordylanthus ramosus ssp. setosus
More information about  Cordylanthus ramosus
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 16, 2019).