Taxon  Report   7935    
Tetradymia argyraea  Munz & Roos
Striped cottonthorn,  Striped horsebrush
Tetradymia argyraea
© 2012 Duncan S. Bell
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Tetradymia argyraea
© 2011 Duncan S. Bell
Tetradymia argyraea
© 2003 Yulan Tong
Tetradymia argyraea, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, Arizona.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
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Tetradymia argyraea
© 2011 Duncan S. Bell
Genus: Tetradymia
Communities: Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

More information about  Tetradymia argyraea
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


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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 16, 2019).