Taxon  Report   6571    
Plagiobothrys glyptocarpus  (Piper) I. M. Johnst.
Sculptured allocarya,  Sculptured popcornflower
Plagiobothrys glyptocarpus
© 2006 George W. Hartwell
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Plagiobothrys glyptocarpus
© 2006 George W. Hartwell
Plagiobothrys glyptocarpus
© 2005 Steve Matson
Plagiobothrys glyptocarpus, 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 glyptocarpus
© 2009 George W. Hartwell
Genus: Plagiobothrys
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Allocarya glyptocarpa
More information about  Plagiobothrys glyptocarpus
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 17, 2019).