Taxon  Report   4102    
Herissantia crispa  (L.) Brizicky
Bladdermallow,  Curly herissantia
Herissantia crispa
© 2012 Chris Trask
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Herissantia crispa, a dicot, is an annual or perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Herissantia crispa
© 2004 Debra Valov
Genus: Herissantia
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Abutilon crispum
PLANTS: Bogenhardia crispa
PLANTS: Gayoides crispum
More information about  Herissantia crispa
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 19, 2019).