Taxon  Report   2045 
Chorizanthe pungens  Benth.
Monterey spineflower
Chorizanthe pungens, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
 

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 Plant Characteristics
 and Associations



Bloom Period
Communities: Coastal Strand, Northern Coastal Scrub, Coastal Sage Scrub, Closed-cone Pine Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral
Habitat: coastal, dunes [Walker]
Wetlands:Occurs in wetlands in another region, but occurs almost always under natural conditions in non wetlands in California [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: POLYGONACEAE  
Genus: Chorizanthe
Subspecies and Varieties:
Chorizanthe pungens var. hartwegiana
Chorizanthe pungens var. pungens
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
(according to)

ICPN: Chorizanthe douglasii var. albens
 Information about  Chorizanthe pungens  from other sources:
Photos on Picasa / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

USDA PLANTS Profile (CHPU3)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Database

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 Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 19, 2014).

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