Taxon  Report   7904    
Synthyris missurica  (Raf.) Pennell
Tailed kittentails
Synthyris missurica
© 2010 Jean Pawek
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Synthyris missurica, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Synthyris missurica
© 2010 Jean Pawek
Genus: Synthyris
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

More information about  Synthyris missurica
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


Search the International Plants Names Index

Search (Flora of North America)

website references from Google

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 21, 2019).