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hairy bird's-beak
Cordylanthus pilosus
hairy bird's-beak Broomrape/Paintbrush
Cordylanthus pilosus Orobanchaceae
common name
  hairy bird's-beak
accepted scientific name
  Cordylanthus pilosus A. Gray
rules for finding collection records
  Cordylanthus hansenii (5)
  Cordylanthus pilosus (418)
  exclude Cordylanthus pilosus bolanderi
family name
Image Author: ©2011 Jorg Fleige & Mimi Fleige
Image License: CC BY-NC
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: No obvious petals, Two petals
Petal colors: color color color
Flower size is 0.6 to 0.8 inches
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed 3rd week of May thru 3rd week of October

How Likely at this Location (14%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
Links to Plant Photos
Cal Photos (38)
M. Egger, ssp pilosus (15)
SEINet (1)
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Native Plant Status
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