Taxon  Report   1098    
Blepharizonia plumosa  (Kellogg) Greene
Big tarweed
Blepharizonia plumosa
© 2007 Neal Kramer
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Blepharizonia plumosa
© 2007 Erin McDermott
Blepharizonia plumosa
© 1994 Robert E. Preston, Ph.D.
Blepharizonia plumosa, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Blepharizonia plumosa
© 2014 John Doyen
Genus: Blepharizonia
Communities: Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + CNPS: Blepharizonia plumosa ssp. plumosa
More information about  Blepharizonia plumosa
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 23, 2019).