Taxon  Report   6900    
Psathyrotes ramosissima  (Torr.) A. Gray
Velvet rosette,  Velvet turtleback
Psathyrotes ramosissima
© 2007 Hartmut Wisch
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Psathyrotes ramosissima
© 2010 Lech Naumovich
Psathyrotes ramosissima
© 2005 Michael W. Tuma
Psathyrotes ramosissima, a dicot, is an annual or perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Psathyrotes ramosissima
© 2005 James M. Andre
Genus: Psathyrotes
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Tetradymia ramosissima
More information about  Psathyrotes ramosissima
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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).