Calflora
Taxon  Report   9966    
Fouquieria splendens  Engelm.
Ocotillo
Fouquieria splendens
© 2004 James M. Andre
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Fouquieria splendens
© 2018 Anna Wolfe
Fouquieria splendens
© 2017 Dan Fillipi
Fouquieria splendens, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Fouquieria splendens
© 2018 Anna Wolfe
Family: FOUQUIERIACEAE  
Genus: Fouquieria
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

 
More information about  Fouquieria splendens
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (FOSP2)

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 15, 2018).