Calflora
Taxon  Report   11786    
Kopsiopsis strobilacea  (A. Gray) Beck
California ground-cone
Kopsiopsis strobilacea
© 2005 David A. Tharp
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Kopsiopsis strobilacea
© 2006 Penn Martin II
Kopsiopsis strobilacea
© 2008 Keir Morse
Kopsiopsis strobilacea, a dicot, is a perennial herb (parasitic) that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Kopsiopsis strobilacea
© 2006 Russell Towle
Family: OROBANCHACEAE  
Genus: Kopsiopsis
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Boschniakia strobilacea
More information about  Kopsiopsis strobilacea
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

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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jan 19, 2019).