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Chorizanthe cuspidata  S. Watson  var. villosa  (Eastw.) Munz
San francisco spineflower,  Woolly headed spineflower
Chorizanthe cuspidata var. villosa
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Chorizanthe cuspidata var. villosa, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Chorizanthe cuspidata var. villosa
© 2010 Robert Steers/NPS
Genus: Chorizanthe
Parent Record Chorizanthe cuspidata
Coastal Strand, Coastal Prairie, Northern Coastal Scrub
Habitat: dunes, coastal [CNPS Inventory]
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PLANTS: Chorizanthe villosa
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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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 28, 2017).

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