Taxon  Report   6553    
Plagiobothrys bracteatus  (Howell) I. M. Johnst.
Bracted allocarya,  Bracted popcorn flower, Bracted popcornflower
Plagiobothrys bracteatus
© 2008 Jorg Fleige
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Plagiobothrys bracteatus
© 2008 Keir Morse
Plagiobothrys bracteatus
© 2008 Keir Morse
Plagiobothrys bracteatus, 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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Plagiobothrys bracteatus
© 2003 Keir Morse
Genus: Plagiobothrys
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Plagiobothrys bracteatus
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 19, 2019).