Aphanisma blitoides

Nuttall ex Moquin-Tandon

in A. P. de Candolle and A. L. P. P. de Candolle, Prodr. 13(2): 54. 1849.

IllustratedConservation concern
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Stems 1–6 dm. Leaf blades 2–5 cm. Flowers urceolate; perianth lobes 1-veined, obovate to oblong, obtuse, subequal; stamens hypogynous; filaments filiform; anthers ellipsoid-globose; stigmas recurved. Fruit: utricle broad, 1.2–2 mm. Seeds 1–2 mm.

Phenology: Flowering summer–early fall.
Habitat: Coastal shrublands, bluffs, saline sands
Elevation: 0-100 m


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Calif., Mexico (Baja California).


Of conservation concern.

According to the California Native Plant Society, this species is in steep decline on the mainland and is declining also on the Channel Islands.

Selected References


Lower Taxa

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Leila M. Shultz +
Nuttall ex Moquin-Tandon +
Calif. +  and Mexico (Baja California). +
0-100 m +
Coastal shrublands, bluffs, saline sands +
Flowering summer–early fall. +
in A. P. de Candolle and A. L. P. P. de Candolle, Prodr. +
Illustrated +  and Conservation concern +
Aphanisma blitoides +
Aphanisma +
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