Taxon  Report   4717    
Lepidospartum latisquamum  S. Watson
Nevada broomsage,  Nevada broomshrub, Scale broom
Lepidospartum latisquamum
© 2004 Michael Charters
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Lepidospartum latisquamum
© 2006 Trent M. Draper
Lepidospartum latisquamum
© 2015 Keir Morse
Lepidospartum latisquamum, 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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Lepidospartum latisquamum
© 2015 Richard Spellenberg
Genus: Lepidospartum
Communities: Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Shadscale Scrub, Sagebrush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Lepidospartum latisquamum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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).