Taxon  Report   3564    
Eustoma exaltatum  (L.) Salisb. ex G. Don
Catchfly prairie gentian
Eustoma exaltatum
© 2006 Michael Charters
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Eustoma exaltatum
© 2009 Robert Sivinski
Eustoma exaltatum
© 2006 Matt Below
Eustoma exaltatum, a dicot, is an annual or perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Eustoma exaltatum
© 2006 Michael Charters
Genus: Eustoma
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub, Creosote Bush Scrub, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

More information about  Eustoma exaltatum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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 11, 2018).

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