Taxon  Report   7343    
Sanvitalia abertii  A. Gray
Abert's sanvitalia,  Albert's creeping zinnia
Sanvitalia abertii
© 2010 James M. Andre
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Sanvitalia abertii
© 2004 James M. Andre
Sanvitalia abertii
© 2012 Keir Morse
Sanvitalia abertii, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, Arizona, Sonora, Mexico, Texas.
California Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Sanvitalia abertii
© 2013 Don Davis
Genus: Sanvitalia
Communities: Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 23, 2019).