Calflora
Taxon  Report   8917    
Ditaxis serrata  (Torr.) A. Heller  var. californica  (Brandegee) V. W. Steinm. & Felger
California ditaxis
Ditaxis serrata var. californica
© 2012 Keir Morse
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Ditaxis serrata var. californica
© 2012 Keir Morse
Ditaxis serrata var. californica
© 2011 James M. Andre
Ditaxis serrata var. californica, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
also called Ditaxis californica
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 3.2 (review list).   8th Edition

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Ditaxis serrata var. californica
© 2012 Keir Morse
Family: EUPHORBIACEAE  
Genus: Ditaxis
Parent: Ditaxis serrata
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS

PLANTS accepted name:
Argythamnia californica

Alternate Names:
ICPN + CNPS: Ditaxis californica
ICPN: Argythamnia californica
More information about  Ditaxis serrata var. californica
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (ARCA19)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 16, 2018).