Taxon  Report   4543    
Krascheninnikovia lanata  (Pursh) A. Meeuse & A. Smit
Winter fat,  Winterfat
Krascheninnikovia lanata
© 2018 Matt Berger
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Krascheninnikovia lanata
© 2010 Malia Volke
Krascheninnikovia lanata
© 2010 Malia Volke
Krascheninnikovia lanata, 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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Krascheninnikovia lanata
© 2010 Malia Volke
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Ceratoides lanata var. ruinina
PLANTS: Ceratoides lanata var. subspinosa
PLANTS: Eurotia lanata var. subspinosa
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More information about  Krascheninnikovia lanata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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 19, 2019).