Taxon  Report   11479    
Carsonia sparsifolia  (S. Watson) Greene
Fewleaf bee plant
Carsonia sparsifolia
© 2011 Steve Matson
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Carsonia sparsifolia
© 2011 Steve Matson
Carsonia sparsifolia
© Gerald and Buff Corsi 1999 California Academy of Sciences
Carsonia sparsifolia, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Carsonia sparsifolia
© 2005 Steve Matson
Genus: Carsonia
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Cleome sparsifolia
More information about  Carsonia sparsifolia
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Dec 15, 2018).

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