Taxon  Report   1865 
Centrostegia thurberi  Benth.
Red triangles,  Thurber spiny herb, Thurber's spineflower
Centrostegia thurberi
© 2009 Keir Morse
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Centrostegia thurberi
© 2006 James M. Andre
Centrostegia thurberi
© 2016 Keir Morse
Centrostegia thurberi, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Centrostegia thurberi
© 2016 Keir Morse
Genus: Centrostegia
Creosote Bush Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Centrostegia thurberi var. macrotheca
PLANTS: Chorizanthe thurberi var. macrotheca
PLANTS: Chorizanthe thurberi
More information about  Centrostegia thurberi
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
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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: Feb 17, 2018).

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