Taxon  Report   6639    
Plectritis ciliosa  (Greene) Jeps.
Long spurred plectritis,  Longspur seablush
Plectritis ciliosa
© 2009 Barry Rice
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Plectritis ciliosa
© 2009 Keir Morse
Plectritis ciliosa
© 2005 Steve Matson
Plectritis ciliosa, 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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Plectritis ciliosa
© 2018 Japhia Huhndorf
Genus: Plectritis
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Plectritis ciliosa ssp. insignis
ICPN: Plectritis ciliosa ssp. ciliosa
More information about  Plectritis ciliosa
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

ITIS Original Publication citation


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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 21, 2019).