Taxon  Report   6800    
Porophyllum gracile  Benth.
Odora,  Slender poreleaf
Porophyllum gracile
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Porophyllum gracile
© 2004 James M. Andre
Porophyllum gracile
© 2009 Aaron Schusteff
Porophyllum gracile, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Porophyllum gracile
© 2012 Neal Kramer
Genus: Porophyllum
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Coastal Sage Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Porophyllum caesium
PLANTS: Porophyllum junciforme
PLANTS: Porophyllum nodosum
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More information about  Porophyllum gracile
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Commercial availability unknown.
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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).