Taxon  Report   7942    
Tetradymia spinosa  Hook. & Arn.
Shortspine horsebrush,  Spiny horsebrush
Tetradymia spinosa
© 2006 James M. Andre
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Tetradymia spinosa, a dicot, is a shrub (stem succulent) that is native to California.

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Tetradymia spinosa
© 2010 James M. Andre
Genus: Tetradymia
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Tetradymia spinosa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

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 16, 2019).