Taxon  Report   4528    
Keckiella ternata  (Torr. ex A. Gray) Straw
Blue stemmed keckiella,  Scarlet keckiella
Keckiella ternata
© 2010 Lynn Watson
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Keckiella ternata
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California
Keckiella ternata, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Keckiella ternata
© 2011 Neal Kramer
Genus: Keckiella
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Chaparral, Yellow Pine Forest

Habitat: canyons, slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Keckiella ternata
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

ITIS Original Publication citation


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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).