Taxon  Report   4943    
Loeseliastrum matthewsii  (A. Gray) Timbrook
Desert calico
Loeseliastrum matthewsii
© 2006 James M. Andre
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Loeseliastrum matthewsii
© 2017 Bonnie Nickel
Loeseliastrum matthewsii
© 2004 James M. Andre
Loeseliastrum matthewsii, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Loeseliastrum matthewsii
© 2017 Thomas Egan
Genus: Loeseliastrum
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Langloisia matthewsii
PLANTS: Loeselia matthewsii
More information about  Loeseliastrum matthewsii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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 15, 2018).

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