Taxon  Report   6272    
Petrophyton caespitosum  (Nutt.) Rybd.  
(no longer an active name)
Mat rockspirea,  Rock spiraea
Petrophyton caespitosum, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Petrophyton
Communities: Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest
Name Status:
Accepted in JM93

ICPN other name:
Petrophytum caespitosum

NOTE: Petrophyton caespitosum is no longer an active name.
More information about  Petrophyton caespitosum
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.

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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 29, 2020).