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Chamaebatia australis (Brandegee) Abrams
southern mountain misery

General Information
Symbol: CHAU2
Group: Dicot
Family: Rosaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Shrub
Native Status: L48   N
Data Source and Documentation
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green round image for nativity Native blue round image for introduced Introduced ocre round image for introduced and nativity Both white round image for no status Absent/Unreported
image for native, but no county data Native, No County Data image for introduced, but no county data Introduced, No County Data both introduced and native, but no county data Both, No County Data
Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Navassa Island NAV    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM    North America NA   


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©J.S. Peterson. USDA NRCS National Plant Data Center (NPDC). United States, CA, Berkeley, Regional Parks Botanic Garden at Tilden. March 24, 2004. Usage Requirements.

©Mark W. Skinner. United States, CA, San Diego Co., Otay Mt. April 10, 1995. Usage Requirements.




Click on a scientific name below to expand it in the PLANTS Classification Report.
Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Rosidae
Order Rosales
Family Rosaceae – Rose family
Genus Chamaebatia Benth. – mountain misery
Species Chamaebatia australis (Brandegee) Abrams – southern mountain misery

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