Taxon  Report   7800    
Stephanomeria pauciflora  (Torr.) A. Nelson
Brownplume wirelettuce,  Desert straw, Wire lettuce
Stephanomeria pauciflora
© 2010 Neal Kramer
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Stephanomeria pauciflora
© 2001 Larry Blakely
Stephanomeria pauciflora
© 2015 Barry Breckling
Stephanomeria pauciflora, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Stephanomeria pauciflora
© 2018 Steve Schoenig
Genus: Stephanomeria
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Lygodesmia pauciflora
PLANTS: Ptiloria pauciflora
PLANTS: Stephanomeria cinerea
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More information about  Stephanomeria pauciflora
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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 17, 2019).