Taxon  Report   10477 
Coryphantha chlorantha  (Engelm.) Britt. & Rose
Desert pincushion

Coryphantha chlorantha
© 2010 Amber Swanson
Coryphantha chlorantha, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 2B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Coryphantha chlorantha
© 2009 Ann Howald
Genus: Coryphantha
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS
Alternate Names:
(according to)

TJM2: Coryphantha deserti
TJM2: Coryphantha vivipara var. deserti
TJM2: Escobaria deserti
TJM2: Escobaria vivipara var. deserti
TJM2: Mammillaria deserti
 More information about  Coryphantha chlorantha
Location Suitability

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 25, 2015).

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