Taxon  Report   6471    
Phyllodoce breweri  (A. Gray) Maxim.
Brewer's mountain heather,  Purple mountainheath
Phyllodoce breweri
© 2013 James Gonsman
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Phyllodoce breweri
© 2016 Dan McKean
Phyllodoce breweri
© 2017 Adam Chasey
Phyllodoce breweri, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Phyllodoce breweri
© 2004 Steve Matson
Genus: Phyllodoce
Communities: Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Bryanthus breweri
More information about  Phyllodoce breweri
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).