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Plagiobothrys cusickii
matted popcorn-flower

Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington; southern British Columbia to California, east to Idaho and Nevada.

Habitat: Wet areas and mudflats in sagebrush, grassland, and forest openings.

Flowers: May-July

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Annual

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Pollination: Bees, flies


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Accepted Name:
Plagiobothrys cusickii (Greene) I.M. Johnst.
Publication: Contr. Arnold Arbor. 3: 63. 1932.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Allocarya cusickii Greene
Plagiobothrys scouleri (Hook. & Arn.) I.M. Johnst. var. cusickii (Greene) Higgins
Plagiobothrys scouleri (Hook. & Arn.) I.M. Johnst. var. penicillatus (Greene) Cronquist [HC]
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Plagiobothrys cusickii in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database

WA Flora Checklist: Plagiobothrys cusickii checklist entry

OregonFlora: Plagiobothrys cusickii information

E-Flora BC: Plagiobothrys cusickii atlas page

CalPhotos: Plagiobothrys cusickii photos

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