Calflora
Taxon  Report   2565    
Cymopterus terebinthinus  (Hook.) Torr. & A. Gray  var. californicus  (J. M. Coult. & Rose) Jeps.
Pteryxia,  Turpentine cymopterus
Cymopterus terebinthinus var. californicus
© 2005 Steve Matson
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Cymopterus terebinthinus var. californicus
© 2005 Steve Matson
Cymopterus terebinthinus var. californicus
© 2006 Steve Matson
Cymopterus terebinthinus var. californicus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Cymopterus terebinthinus var. californicus
© 2015 Aaron Schusteff
Communities: Mixed Evergreen Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Pteryxia terebinthina var. californica

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Pteryxia terebinthinus var. californicus
ICPN: Pteryxia terebinthina var. californica
More information about  Cymopterus terebinthinus var. californicus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (PTTEC2)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 14, 2018).

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