Taxon  Report   7986    
Thysanocarpus radians  Benth.
Fringe pod,  Ribbed fringepod, Showy fringe pod
Thysanocarpus radians
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
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Thysanocarpus radians
© 2011 George Jackson
Thysanocarpus radians
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Thysanocarpus radians, 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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Thysanocarpus radians
© 2001 George W. Hartwell
Genus: Thysanocarpus
Communities: Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Thysanocarpus radians var. montanus
More information about  Thysanocarpus radians
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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 21, 2019).