Taxon  Report   2432    
Crossosoma bigelovii  S. Watson
Bigelow crossosoma,  Bigelow's ragged rock flower, Ragged rockflower, Rock crossosoma
Crossosoma bigelovii
© 2016 Aaron Schusteff
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Crossosoma bigelovii
© 2014 Keir Morse
Crossosoma bigelovii
© 2010 James M. Andre
Crossosoma bigelovii, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Crossosoma bigelovii
© 2016 Aaron Schusteff
Genus: Crossosoma
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Crossosoma bigelovii
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 17, 2019).