Taxon  Report   8895    
Centromadia parryi  (Greene) Greene  ssp. australis  (D. D. Keck) B. G. Baldwin
Southern tarplant
Centromadia parryi ssp. australis
© Angelika Brinkman-Busi and CNPS
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Centromadia parryi ssp. australis
© 2003 Lynn Watson
Centromadia parryi ssp. australis
© 2013 Anuja Parikh and Nathan Gale
Centromadia parryi ssp. australis, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, Baja California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Centromadia parryi ssp. australis
© 2003 Korey Klutz
Genus: Centromadia
Parent: Centromadia parryi
Communities: Valley Grassland, Freshwater Wetlands

Arid West: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Habitat: salt-marsh, vernal-pools, edges

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Hemizonia australis
ICPN + CNPS + PLANTS: Hemizonia parryi ssp. australis
More information about  Centromadia parryi ssp. australis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Dec 11, 2018).

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