Taxon  Report   7991    
Tiquilia canescens  (DC.) A. T. Richardson
Shrubby coldenia,  Woody crinklemat
Tiquilia canescens
© 2006 Steve Matson
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Tiquilia canescens
© 2010 Lee Dittmann
Tiquilia canescens
© 2014 Richard Spellenberg
Tiquilia canescens, a dicot, is a perennial herb or shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Tiquilia canescens
© 2014 Wynn Anderson
Genus: Tiquilia
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Coldenia canescens
More information about  Tiquilia canescens
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

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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 23, 2019).