Taxon  Report   2345    
Cordylanthus mollis  A. Gray  ssp. mollis   
(no longer an active name; please see Chloropyron molle ssp. molle)
Soft bird's beak
Cordylanthus mollis ssp. mollis, a dicot, is an annual herb (hemiparasitic) that is native to California, and is endemic (limited) to California.

It is listed by the State of California as Rare and by the Federal Government as 'Endangered '.
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: salt-marsh, coastal

Communities: Coastal Salt Marsh, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

JEF + CNPS other name:
Chloropyron molle ssp. molle

NOTE: Cordylanthus mollis ssp. mollis is no longer an active name.
More information about  Cordylanthus mollis ssp. mollis
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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: Nov 13, 2019).