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Plectritis congesta ssp. congesta

Plectritis congesta (Lindl.) DC. ssp. congesta

Shortspur Seablush

Valerianaceae (Valerian family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: PLCOC3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Achene
Size Notes: Up to about 2 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun

Distribution

USA: CA , OR , WA
Canada: BC
Native Habitat: Coastal bluffs, open, partly shaded slopes.

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 36 - Jepson eFlora (2019) The Jepson Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Plectritis congesta ssp. congesta in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Plectritis congesta ssp. congesta in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Plectritis congesta ssp. congesta

Metadata

Record Modified: 2020-12-10
Research By: CBR

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