Calflora
Taxon  Report   2566    
Cymopterus terebinthinus  (Hook.) Torr. & A. Gray  var. petraeus  (M. E. Jones) Goodrich
Rock cymopterus
Cymopterus terebinthinus var. petraeus
© 2002 Gary A. Monroe
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Cymopterus terebinthinus var. petraeus
© 2011 Steve Matson
Cymopterus terebinthinus var. petraeus
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California
Cymopterus terebinthinus var. petraeus, 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. petraeus
© 2011 Steve Matson
Communities: Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Pteryxia petraea

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Pteryxia petraea
More information about  Cymopterus terebinthinus var. petraeus
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 (PTPE)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 18, 2018).