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Profuse-flowered Pogogyne
Pogogyne floribunda
  
About Profuse-flowered Pogogyne (Pogogyne floribunda) 0 Nurseries Carry This Plant Pogogyne floribunda is a species of flowering plant in the mint family known by the common names profuseflower mesamint and profuse-flowered pogogyne. It is native to the Modoc Plateau and surrounding basin habitat in the northeastern corner of California. It is known from six occurrences in adjacent Oregon and one in Idaho. It can be found in vernal pools, ephemeral creeks, and other summer-dry water bodies on the plateau. This is an aromatic annual herb producing a mostly erect, branching stem which is lined nearly from base to top with inflorescence. The lipped, tubular flowers are about half a centimeter long and white in color. Most have purple spots or red speckles, while a few are pure white or solid pale purple. Each is surrounded by a calyx of pointed sepals which are coated in long white hairs. This plant, once thought to be a variety of the more common Pogogyne zizyphoroides, was elevated to species level in 1992.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type
Annual herb

Size
Size
1.6 - 4 in tall

Flower Color
Flower Color
White

Landscaping Information
Natural Setting
Climate
Climate
Annual Precipitation: 13.7" - 43.0", Summer Precipitation: 0.81" - 1.43", Coldest Month: 31.7" - 46.9", Hottest Month: 57.3" - 71.2", Humidity: 0.95" - 20.82", Elevation: 2275" - 5741"

Alternative Names
Common Names: Profuseflower Mesamint


Sources include: Wikipedia. All text shown in the "About" section of these pages is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Plant observation data provided by the participants of the California Consortia of Herbaria, Sunset information provided by Jepson Flora Project. Propogation from seed information provided by the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden from "Seed Propagation of Native California Plants" by Dara E. Emery. Sources of plant photos include CalPhotos, Wikimedia Commons, and independent plant photographers who have agreed to share their images with Calscape. Other general sources of information include Calflora, CNPS Manual of Vegetation Online, Jepson Flora Project, Las Pilitas, Theodore Payne, Tree of Life, The Xerces Society, and information provided by CNPS volunteer editors, with special thanks to Don Rideout. Climate data used in creation of plant range maps is from PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University, using 30 year (1981-2010) annual "normals" at an 800 meter spatial resolution.

Links:   Jepson eFlora Taxon Page  CalPhotos  Wikipedia  Calflora


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