Taxon  Report   8646    
Gossypium hirsutum  L.
Upland cotton
Gossypium hirsutum
© 2012 Neal Kramer
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Gossypium hirsutum
© 2012 Neal Kramer
Gossypium hirsutum
© 2012 Neal Kramer
Gossypium hirsutum, a dicot, is an annual herb or perennial herb or tree or shrub that is not native to California.

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Gossypium hirsutum
© 2012 Neal Kramer
Genus: Gossypium
Communities: agricultural plant

Wetlands: Occurs in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

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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 19, 2019).