Taxon  Report   2847    
Dudleya cymosa  (Lem.) Britton & Rose  ssp. ovatifolia  (Britton) Moran
Santa monica mountains dudleya,  Santa monica mtns. dudleya
Dudleya cymosa ssp. ovatifolia, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and and is endemic (limited) to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   CNPS Inventory

It is listed by the Federal Government as Threatened .
Observation Search
(26 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Genus: Dudleya
Parent: Dudleya cymosa
Communities: Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF: Dudleya cymosa ssp. agourensis
More information about  Dudleya cymosa ssp. ovatifolia
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


Dudleya:  for William Russel Dudley (1849-1911), first professor of botany and head of the Botany Department at Stanford University (contributed by Cynthia Powell)

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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jun 05, 2020).