Taxon  Report   7932    
Tetracoccus dioicus  Parry
Parry's tetracoccus,  Red shrubby spurge
Tetracoccus dioicus
© 1996 Christopher L. Christie
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Tetracoccus dioicus
© 2005 Vince Scheidt
Tetracoccus dioicus
© 2010 Zoya Akulova
Tetracoccus dioicus, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, Baja California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Tetracoccus dioicus
© 2010 Anna Bennett
Genus: Tetracoccus
Communities: Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

More information about  Tetracoccus dioicus
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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 20, 2019).