Page author: David Giblin
Plectritis brachystemon
shortspur white plectritis

Distribution: In Washington occurring west of the Cascades crest and in the Columbia River Gorge; southern British Columbia south to California.

Habitat: Coastal bluffs, lowland prairies, balds at low elevations in the mountains.

Flowers: April-June

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Sensitive in Washington (WANHP)


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Accepted Name:
Plectritis brachystemon Fisch. & C.A. Mey.
Publication: Index Seminum [St.Petersburg (Petropolitanus)] 2: 47 (-48). 1836.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Plectritis congesta (Lindl.) DC. ssp. brachystemon (Fisch. & C.A. Mey.) Morey [JPM2]
Plectritis congesta (Lindl.) DC. var. major (Fisch. & C.A. Mey.) Dyal
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Plectritis brachystemon in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Plectritis brachystemon checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Plectritis brachystemon atlas page.

CalPhotos: Plectritis brachystemon photos.

USDA Plants: Plectritis brachystemon information.

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