Taxon  Report   6090    
Pectocarya heterocarpa  (I. M. Johnst.) I. M. Johnst.
Chuckwalla combseed,  Chuckwalla pectocarya, Hairy leaved comb bur
Pectocarya heterocarpa, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Genus: Pectocarya
Habitat: slopes

Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland, Valley Grassland

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Pectocarya penicillata var. heterocarpa
More information about  Pectocarya heterocarpa
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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: Dec 08, 2019).