Taxon  Report   6915    
Psilocarphus tenellus  Nutt.  var. tenellus   
(no longer an active name)
Slender woolly heads,  Slender woolly marbles, Slender woollyheads, Woolly marbles
Psilocarphus tenellus var. tenellus
© 2008 Keir Morse
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Psilocarphus tenellus var. tenellus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California.

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Psilocarphus tenellus var. tenellus
© 2008 Keir Morse
Communities: wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

ICPN accepted name:
Psilocarphus tenellus

NOTE: Psilocarphus tenellus var. tenellus is no longer an active name.
More information about  Psilocarphus tenellus var. tenellus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Dec 15, 2018).