Taxon  Report   3747    
Garrya congdonii  Eastw.
Chaparral silktassel,  Congdon's silk tassel, Interior silktassel, Silk tassel
Garrya congdonii
© 2008 Keir Morse
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Garrya congdonii
© 2010 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Garrya congdonii, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Garrya congdonii
© 2011 Vernon Smith
Genus: Garrya
Communities: Chaparral, Foothill Woodland

Serpentine affinity: 5; (broad endemic)

Habitat: canyons, ridges

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Garrya flavescens ssp. congdonii
More information about  Garrya congdonii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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).