Taxon  Report   2105    
Cicendia quadrangularis  (Lam.) Griseb.
Common microcalis,  Oregon timwort
Cicendia quadrangularis
© 2008 Steve Matson
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Cicendia quadrangularis
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Cicendia quadrangularis
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Cicendia quadrangularis, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Cicendia quadrangularis
© 2004 Aaron Schusteff
Genus: Cicendia
Communities: Valley Grassland, Northern Oak Woodland, Foothill Woodland

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

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Exacum chilense
PLANTS: Exacum inflatum
PLANTS: Gentiana quadrangularis
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More information about  Cicendia quadrangularis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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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