Taxon  Report   7237    
Rupertia rigida  (Parish) J. W. Grimes
Parish's california tea,  Parish's rupertia
Rupertia rigida
© 2008 Erin Shapiro
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Rupertia rigida
© 2008 Thomas Stoughton
Rupertia rigida, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, Baja California.
also called Psoralea rigida
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Rupertia rigida
© 2006 Chris Wagner, SBNF
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Rupertia
Communities: Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + CNPS + PLANTS: Psoralea rigida
More information about  Rupertia rigida
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

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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 22, 2019).