Taxon  Report   4519    
Keckiella breviflora  (Lindl.) Straw
Bush beardtongue,  Gaping keckiella
Keckiella breviflora
© 2011 Lynn Watson
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Keckiella breviflora
© 2013 Robert F Norris
Keckiella breviflora
© 2008 Ron Wolf
Keckiella breviflora, 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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Keckiella breviflora
© 2017 Alison Sheehey
Genus: Keckiella
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Keckiella breviflora
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Dec 10, 2018).

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