Taxon  Report   2341 
Cordylanthus maritimus  Benth.  ssp. maritimus   (not an active name; please see Chloropyron maritimum ssp. maritimum)
salt marsh bird's beak,  saltmarsh bird's beak
Cordylanthus maritimus ssp. maritimus, a dicot, is an annual herb (hemiparasitic) that is native to California and Baja California.
It was 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

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

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Cordylanthus maritimus ssp. maritimus
© 2010 Chris Winchell
Cordylanthus maritimus ssp. maritimus
© 2010 Benjamin Smith
Coastal Strand, Coastal Salt Marsh, wetland-riparian
Habitat: salt-marsh, dunes, coastal [CNPS Inventory]
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Genus: Cordylanthus
Parent Record Cordylanthus maritimus.
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Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS + JM93
TJM2 + CNPS accepted name: Chloropyron maritimum ssp. maritimum
 NOTE: Cordylanthus maritimus ssp. maritimus is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
 Information about  Cordylanthus maritimus ssp. maritimus  from other sources:

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

website references on Google

Original Publication citation. on the
International Plants Names Index

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Jul 07, 2015).

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