Calflora
Taxon  Report   11922    
Petrophytum caespitosum  (Nutt.) Rydb.  ssp. caespitosum 
Rock spiraea
Petrophytum caespitosum ssp. caespitosum
© 2005 James M. Andre
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Petrophytum caespitosum ssp. caespitosum
© 2009 Steve Matson
Petrophytum caespitosum ssp. caespitosum
© 2012 Neal Kramer
Petrophytum caespitosum ssp. caespitosum, 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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Petrophytum caespitosum ssp. caespitosum
© 2009 Steve Matson
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Petrophytum caespitosum var. caespitosum

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Petrophyton caespitosum ssp. caespitosum
ICPN: Petrophytum caespitosum var. caespitosum
More information about  Petrophytum caespitosum ssp. caespitosum
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

USDA PLANTS Profile (PECAC2)

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 18, 2019).