Taxon  Report   2368    
Cordylanthus tenuis  A. Gray  ssp. viscidus  (Howell) T. I. Chuang & Heckard
Slender bird's beak,  Sticky bird's beak, Viscid bird's beak
Cordylanthus tenuis ssp. viscidus
© 2005 Norman Jensen
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Cordylanthus tenuis ssp. viscidus
© 2005 Norman Jensen
Cordylanthus tenuis ssp. viscidus
© 2005 Norman Jensen
Cordylanthus tenuis ssp. viscidus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Cordylanthus tenuis ssp. viscidus
© 2016 Jason Matthias Mills
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest

Serpentine affinity: 4.5; (broad endemic)

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Cordylanthus viscidus
More information about  Cordylanthus tenuis ssp. viscidus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

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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).