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Taxon: Plagiobothrys figuratus (Piper) I. M. Johnst.

Genus: Plagiobothrys
Family: Boraginaceae subfamily: Boraginoideae
Nomen number: 316916
Place of publication: M. Peck, Man. pl. Oregon 609. 1941
Comment: Peck, in his preface (p. 9) acknowledged Johnston for the "determination of numerous Boraginaceae" (K. Gandhi, pers. comm.)
Name verified on: 27-Apr-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 08-Oct-2008
No species priority site assigned.
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.

See also subordinate taxa:

Economic importance:

Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)


  • Chambers, K. L. 1989. The taxonomic relationships of Allocarya corallicarpa (Boraginaceae). Madroño 36:281.
  • Chambers, K. L. 2007. Nomenclatural notes and lectotypes in the Allocarya section of Plagiobothrys. Madroño 54:322–325.
  • Hitchcock, C. L. et al. 1955–1969. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest.


Check other web resources for Plagiobothrys figuratus (Piper) I. M. Johnst.:


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  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
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