Plagiobothrys lithocaryus (Greene ex Gray) I. M. Johnston

Mayacamas Allocarya (Plagiobothrys lithocaryus)

The Mayacamas Allocarya, also known as Mayacamas Popcorflower, was described in 1923; it is known from only two collections from the late 1800s

The species inhabited moist sites in the valleys of the Mayacamas Mountains in north-western California, USA

The Mayacamas Allocarya has never been found since and is believed to be extinct.


Depiction from: ‘Le Roy Abrams: An illustrated flora of the Pacific States: Washington, Oregon, and California. Stanford University, Stanford University Press 1923-60’  

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edited: 27.02.2024