Taxon  Report   8018    
Tragia ramosa  Torr.
Branched noseburn,  Desert noseburn
Tragia ramosa
© 2012 Keir Morse
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Tragia ramosa
© 2015 Keir Morse
Tragia ramosa
© 2012 Keir Morse
Tragia ramosa, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Tragia ramosa
© 2005 James M. Andre
Genus: Tragia
Communities: Shadscale Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Tragia angustifolia
PLANTS: Tragia nepetifolia var. ramosa
ICPN + PLANTS: Tragia stylaris
More information about  Tragia ramosa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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).