Taxon  Report   2059 
Chorizanthe valida  S. Watson
Sonoma spineflower
Chorizanthe valida
© 2008 Aaron Schusteff
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Chorizanthe valida, 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.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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

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Chorizanthe valida
© 2003 Brad Kelley
Genus: Chorizanthe
Coastal Prairie
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Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Chorizanthe valida
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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 24, 2016).

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