Taxon  Report   2063 
Chorizanthe xanti  S. Watson
Riverside spineflower,  Xantus' spineflower
Chorizanthe xanti
© 2009 Robert Steers
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Chorizanthe xanti
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Chorizanthe xanti
© 2011 Neal Kramer
Chorizanthe xanti, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Chorizanthe xanti
© 2003 Christopher L. Christie
Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Foothill Woodland, Joshua Tree Woodland, Creosote Bush Scrub
Habitat: slopes [Walker]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Chorizanthe xanti
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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 23, 2016).

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