Taxon  Report   9256    
Thermopsis californica  S. Watson  var. californica 
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Thermopsis californica var. californica
© 2011 Aaron Arthur
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Thermopsis californica var. californica
© 2018 Guest
Thermopsis californica var. californica
© 2015 Barry Breckling
Thermopsis californica var. californica, a dicot, is a perennial herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California.

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Thermopsis californica var. californica
© 2015 James Gonsman
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Thermopsis
Parent: Thermopsis californica
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Thermopsis macrophylla var. velutina
More information about  Thermopsis californica var. californica
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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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:   (Accessed: Jan 24, 2019).