Taxon  Report   9803    
Chilopsis linearis  (Cav.) Sweet
Desert willow
Chilopsis linearis
© 2004 James M. Andre
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Chilopsis linearis
© and Buff Corsi 2007 California Academy of Sciences
Chilopsis linearis, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Chilopsis linearis
© 2013 Jean Pawek
Genus: Chilopsis
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

More information about  Chilopsis linearis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


Search (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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 17, 2019).