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West Indian Cock's Comb (Celosia nitida)

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Celosia Nitida, or more commonly know as West Indian Cock's Comb, is a forb/herb subshrub of the genus Celosia. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Celosia Nitida or West Indian Cock's Comb's floral region is North America US Lower 48, Puerto Rico and The Virgin Islands, specifically in the states of Florida and Texas.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Celosia
  • Family: Amaranthaceae
  • Order: Caryophyllales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb Subshrub
  • Native Status: L48 (N) PR (N) VI (N)
  • State T/E Status: FL (E)
  • State T/E Common Name: FL (West Indian cock's-comb)




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