Taxon  Report   6642    
Plectritis congesta  (Lindl.) DC.
Sea blush,  Shortspur seablush
Plectritis congesta
© 2015 Aaron Schusteff
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Plectritis congesta
© 2007 Matt Below
Plectritis congesta
© 2008 Keir Morse
Plectritis congesta, 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 congesta
© 2011 Ryan Batten
Genus: Plectritis
Subspecies and Varieties:
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Plectritis congesta
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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 21, 2019).