Taxon  Report   7984    
Thysanocarpus curvipes  Hook.
Fringe pod,  Fringed pod, Hairy lacepod, Sand fringepod
Thysanocarpus curvipes
© 2008 Keir Morse
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Thysanocarpus curvipes
© 2018 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Thysanocarpus curvipes
© 2014 Zoya Akulova
Thysanocarpus curvipes, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Thysanocarpus curvipes
© 2001 Jeff Abbas
Communities: Valley Grassland, Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Thysanocarpus amplectens
PLANTS: Thysanocarpus curvipes var. elegans
PLANTS: Thysanocarpus curvipes var. eradiatus
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More information about  Thysanocarpus curvipes
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 18, 2019).