Calflora
Taxon  Report   9820    
Comandra umbellata  (L.) Nutt.
Bastard toadflax
Comandra umbellata
© 2008 Keir Morse
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Comandra umbellata, a dicot, is a perennial herb (parasitic) that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Comandra umbellata
© 2008 Keir Morse
Family: COMANDRACEAE  
Genus: Comandra
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Mixed Evergreen Forest, Sagebrush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest

Wetlands:
Arid West: Occurs in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

 
More information about  Comandra umbellata
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 (COUM)

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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jan 20, 2019).