Taxon  Report   6456    
Pholistoma membranaceum  (Benth.) Constance
White fiesta flower,  White fiestaflower
Pholistoma membranaceum
© 2004 James M. Andre
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Pholistoma membranaceum
© 2003 Michael Charters
Pholistoma membranaceum
© 2005 Aaron Schusteff
Pholistoma membranaceum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Pholistoma membranaceum
© 2014 Debra L. Cook
Genus: Pholistoma
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Pholistoma membranaceum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
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 23, 2019).