Taxon  Report   2334    
Cordylanthus capitatus  Nutt. ex Benth.
Yakima bird's beak
Cordylanthus capitatus
© 2012 Aaron Schusteff
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Cordylanthus capitatus, a dicot, is an annual herb (hemiparasitic) that is native to California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Washingtom.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Cordylanthus capitatus
© 2012 Aaron Schusteff
Genus: Cordylanthus
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Northern Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Cordylanthus nevadensis
More information about  Cordylanthus capitatus
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 12, 2018).

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