Calflora
Taxon  Report   6569    
Plagiobothrys glaber  (A. Gray) I. M. Johnst.
Hairless popcorn flower,  Hairless popcornflower
Plagiobothrys glaber
© 2011 Steve Matson
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Plagiobothrys glaber, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, believed to be extinct(questionable).
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1A (presumed extinct).   8th Edition

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Plagiobothrys glaber
© 2011 Steve Matson
Family: BORAGINACEAE  
Genus: Plagiobothrys
Communities: Coastal Salt Marsh, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: meadows, salt-marsh, coastal

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Allocarya glaber
ICPN: Allocarya salina
More information about  Plagiobothrys glaber
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

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (PLGL)

Search the International Plants Names Index

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).