Taxon  Report   3568    
Fagonia pachyacantha  Rydb.
Fagonis,  Sticky fagonbush, Sticky fagonia
Fagonia pachyacantha
© 2011 Neal Kramer
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Fagonia pachyacantha
© 2014 Keir Morse
Fagonia pachyacantha
© 2011 Neal Kramer
Fagonia pachyacantha, a dicot, is a perennial herb (stem succulent) that is native to California.

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Fagonia pachyacantha
© 2014 Keir Morse
Genus: Fagonia
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Fagonia californica var. glutinosa
ICPN: Fagonia californica ssp. pachyacantha
More information about  Fagonia pachyacantha
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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 17, 2019).