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
© 2003 Tim Sullivan
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Cordylanthus mollis ssp. mollis, a dicot, is an annual herb (hemiparasitic) that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

It is listed by the State of California as Rare and by the Federal Government as 'Endangered '.

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Plant Characteristics
and Associations
Communities: Coastal Salt Marsh, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: salt-marsh, coastal

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

ICPN + CNPS accepted name:
Chloropyron molle ssp. molle

NOTE: Cordylanthus mollis ssp. mollis is no longer an active name.
More information about  Cordylanthus mollis ssp. mollis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


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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 10, 2018).

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