Taxon  Report   7879    
Suaeda taxifolia  (Standl.) Standl.
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Suaeda taxifolia
© 2012 Chris Winchell
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Suaeda taxifolia
© 2011 Aaron Arthur
Suaeda taxifolia
© 2009 Robert Steers
Suaeda taxifolia, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, Baja California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Suaeda taxifolia
© 2007 Lynn Watson
Genus: Suaeda
Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Habitat: salt-marsh, edges, coastal

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Suaeda taxifolia ssp. brevifolia
ICPN + PLANTS: Suaeda californica var. pubescens
ICPN + PLANTS: Suaeda californica var. taxifolia
More information about  Suaeda taxifolia
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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 20, 2019).