Taxon  Report   11258 
Chloropyron maritimum  (Nutt. ex Benth.) A. Heller  ssp. maritimum 
Salt marsh bird's-beak
Chloropyron maritimum ssp. maritimum
© 2010 Benjamin Smith
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Chloropyron maritimum ssp. maritimum
© 2012 CNPS, San Luis Obispo Chapter
Chloropyron maritimum ssp. maritimum
© 2010 Chris Winchell
Chloropyron maritimum ssp. maritimum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and Baja California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

It is listed by the State of California as Endangered and by the Federal Government as 'Endangered '.

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Chloropyron maritimum ssp. maritimum
© 2010 Chris Winchell
Genus: Chloropyron
Parent Record Chloropyron maritimum
Coastal Strand, Coastal Salt Marsh, wetland-riparian
Habitat: salt-marsh, dunes, coastal
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
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Accepted by JEF + CNPS
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ICPN + CNPS: Cordylanthus maritimus ssp. maritimus
More information about  Chloropyron maritimum ssp. maritimum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Jun 18, 2018).

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