Taxon  Report   1920    
Chamaesaracha nana  (A. Gray) A. Gray
Dwarf chamaesaracha,  Dwarf chamaesarachia
Chamaesaracha nana
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Chamaesaracha nana
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Chamaesaracha nana
© 2016 Jim Moore
Chamaesaracha nana, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Chamaesaracha nana
© 2017 Adam Chasey
Genus: Chamaesaracha
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Leucophysalis nana

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Leucophysalis nana
More information about  Chamaesaracha nana
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 23, 2019).