Taxon  Report   8394    
Zygophyllum fabago  L.
Syrian beancaper
Zygophyllum fabago
© 2001 CDFA
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Zygophyllum fabago
© 2001 CDFA
Zygophyllum fabago
© 2001 CDFA
Zygophyllum fabago, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild. There is a high risk of this plant becoming invasive in California according to Cal-IPC.

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Zygophyllum fabago
© 2001 CDFA
Genus: Zygophyllum
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Zygophyllum fabago var. brachycarpum
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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).